Recent images emerging from the training ground of Premier League giants Manchester City confirm a good push in time ahead of what will prove to be a crucial week for the club.
Pep Guardiola and Associates. Of course he will return for the first time in the European Championship on Wednesday night, when the Sky Blues make a trip to Madrid for the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final with Atletico Madrid.
Then, just three days later, City will turn their attention to matters domestically, in the FA Cup semi-final meeting with Liverpool.
So, it’s safe to say that Pep Guardiola is undoubtedly desperate to have as many well-fitted and available key performers available from off the field in both games over the course of the next week.
And, as noted above, on Monday, the options that are set to be at the City chief’s disposal, in at least one match, were given a potential boost.
This comes on the back of the photos that appeared of Robin Dias in training with the rest of the Nationals first team.
The Portugal international has of course not appeared in the sky blue in any game since the beginning of March, due to a hamstring injury.
But the 24-year-old appears set for an impending return to the pitch, amid hopes he can play some role at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.
Robin Dias is back in training with a team #mcfc The team is today after nearly six weeks. Atletico looks like a long shot but could compete with Liverpool in the FA Cup if they don’t get a reaction
– Simon Bajkowski (@spbajko) April 11, 2022
Shared spoils in the union
The news of Dias’ return, of course, comes just 24 hours after City, without his star man yet, which many would undoubtedly argue as the club’s most important outing of the season so far.
This came in the form of a confrontation in the English Premier League with rivals Liverpool for the title.
In the end, though, a pulsating 90 minutes, which saw an abundance of opportunities, saw the two teams force a share of the spoils, due to hits by Kevin De Bruyne, Diogo Jota, Gabriel Jesus and Sadio Mane.
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