Erling Haaland will make his Man City debut in opposition to Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola has revealed that Erling Haaland is doubtless to make his Manchester City debut in Saturday’s pre-season conflict with Bayern Munich.

The £51m summer season signing has been managing his health since leaving Borussia Dortmund and missed City’s first pleasant, a 2-1 win over Club America.

With the Cityzens set to tackle a foe Haaland is aware of nicely from his time within the Bundesliga, supervisor Guardiola confirmed his aspect’s followers ought to get a glimpse of the massive Norwegian on the weekend.

“About this afternoon [Friday] there may be nothing flawed with the coaching, or tonight he [doesn’t] feels unhealthy and falls off the bed and breaks his ankle, then he’ll play.

“One of the things I try to find out is if he’s a nice guy. I don’t like to work a lot with guys who aren’t nice.

“When you have a dressing room and the chemistry is good, it’s worth more than hours of tactics.

“This summer season we purchased some distinctive folks. And the remainder we all know one another.

“And we’re sad because Raheem, Gabriel and Oleks were incredibly loved. Since I came to Manchester, the chemistry has been incredible. It makes things good for me.

Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko have all left Manchester for London this summer, with Sterling heading to Chelsea and the latter two reuniting with Mikel Arteta at Arsenal.

Bayern Munich have been busy in the transfer market and Guardiola commented on their summer dealings so far.

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“Bayern are at all times a robust crew. Not simply the titles, the standard of their play,” he added. “They will discover options. The coronary heart of the crew continues to be there – Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich. And Sadio Mane is an distinctive participant in each manner.

“[Matthijs] De Ligt is a young player, but two really good signings. It’s normal. Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Real Madrid, when they call the players go. Other clubs have to pay a little more money. These teams have charisma and players will go there.”

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