Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed an improvement in fitness ahead of the derby clash with Manchester United tomorrow.
Nathan Aké, who had been inactive for the past few months due to hamstring concerns, can now confront Red Devil.
Guardiola confirmed Ake’s return prior to the match and added that he was not worried about injury within the team.
He said Mancity.com: “That’s good news for us. Nathan is back. He had a training session and was really happy.”
“Everyone is healthy. It’s important to us and hopefully everyone will come back really well with an international break.”
Two shy wins to the current record of 23 consecutive wins in Bayern Munich. EuropeTop 5 leagues.
Guardiola’s team defeated the Red Devils 2-0 in the Carabao Cup semifinals in January, but the league match with their rivals was disappointing.
They haven’t won in the last three league meetings with 2 losses and 1 loss and want to make up for tomorrow.
Citizens leads United by 14 points and needs to fancy to widen the gap between momentum and form.
Their rivals passed a rough patch with three consecutive goalless draws in every tournament.
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