For Manchester City news in football today, we have an update on the contracts of their existing players. Besides these positive developments toward securing contract extensions, Manchester City have also unveiled their news kits, for away games, today.
Manchester City News in Football Today
Manchester City Play Preston in a Pre-season Friendly and Win 2-0
City’s pre-season preparations got off to a good start at the Academy Stadium.
Watch the live football highlights from their 2-0 friendly win over Preston North End.
With Pep Guardiola fielding a side that blended youth with experience City opened the score. A fine first half free-kick from Riyad Mahrez, in the 25th minute, gave City their first lead.
Then, at 64 minutes, Samuel Edozie, a youngster entering the pitch as a substitute in the second half, scored.
This second goal for City smack in the middle of the second half sealed the friendly victory for them.
Manchester City Will Offer Contract Renewals for Key Players
Manchester City are planning to extend the contracts of several of their most important first-team players.
The Athletic claims that Ederson, for one, will be offered a 3-year contract extension.
John Stones, Phil Foden and Ruben Dias are also in talks with City about extending their contracts with the club.
The Manchester club will very soon, we think, hold these crucial talks on renewing deals.
Man City Launch Away Kits Featuring Water
In the meantime, Manchester City have unveiled their new away kit for the 2021-22 season.
Puma are still the technical sponsors of the Manchester club and they have designed and funded these new away kits.
The club’s press office informs that the new kit features water droplets throughout the design.
City have featured these new water elements to raise awareness regarding the dearth an access to safe water across the globe.
The new design’s ambition is to reach over 10 thousand young people in Manchester, Sao Paolo, Buenos Aires, and Mumbai.