Manchester City camp in buoyant mood as they get back to business ahead of clash with Shakhtar Donetsk
- Manchester City thrashed Southampton 6-1 on Sunday in the Premier League
- Pep Guardiola’s side were in very high spirits as they trained on Monday
- City take on Shakhtar Donetsk at home in the Champions League on Wednesday
Manchester City got straight down to business again following their thrashing of Southampton on Sunday.
City, who beat the Saints 6-1 in the Premier League, were in very high spirits as they trained on Monday afternoon ahead of their Champions League encounter at home to Shakhtar Donetsk.
The likes of Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling and John Stones were seen taking part in warm up drills before enjoying a spot of ball work at their state-of-the-art training complex.
Sergio Aguero and his Manchester City team-mates trained on Monday afternoon
Leroy Sane and Co were in a cheerful mood as they geared up for clash vs Shakhtar Donetsk
Fabian Delph and Riyad Mahrez walk out for training in the chilly conditions at their base
Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus was in a buoyant mood ahead of the Champions League action
They head into the Wednesday’s European clash in very confident mood after picking up their ninth win of 11 in the Premier League over the weekend.
And ahead of the clash with the Ukraine giants, one of City’s biggest stars has issued a warning to both their domestic and European rivals.
Leroy Sane has insisted that Pep Guardiola’s side are hungrier than ever before for silverware despite their record-breaking success last season.
‘It can be hard to keep concentrating, especially when you are so much on top. You have to focus and start from the beginning,’ the Germany international said.
Aguero chats with in form centre back Aymeric Laporte as City warm up on Monday afternoon
Sterling and Leroy Sane were both on the scoresheet against Southampton on Sunday
Mahrez sees the funny side of things as he enjoys a small-sided game with his team-mates
Ilkay Gundogan tries to dribble away from pressure during a small-sided game in Manchester
‘We really wanted to beat Southampton so we could be alone at the top of the table, as Liverpool dropped points.
‘In our team we have players of good character who always want to win, always hungry, always want to improve, score goals, give assists and have a clean sheet.
‘And we have a coach who keeps telling us we need to improve, improve, make more clean sheets, make less mistakes, and be more careful.’
Captain Vincent Kompany and Delph share a joke during the session led by Pep Guardiola
Benjamin Mendy dribbles with the ball while under pressure from midfielder Bernardo Silva
ohn Stones was in a cheerful mood following City’s 6-1 thrashing of Southampton on Sunday
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