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Gallery: Getting derby day ready!

City are back on Sunday...and it's the big one!

Manchester United are the visitors to the Etihad Stadium for our first match after the international break and anticipation for the 188th Manchester derby is high.

Both sides have been in good form recently, with City in second place and United sitting in fifth in the Premier League.

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And Pep Guardiola said on Friday that City will have to play the 'perfect game' if we are to come away with the victory against our city rivals.

Ahead of that one, it's been a busy few days at the City Football Academy with the players returning to Manchester and getting straight back to training.

Saturday was the last chance to get everything in order ahead of the Sunday afternoon kick-off.

Take a look at the best photos from our final session below...

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