Man City will spend four days in Ukraine before United tie


  • Manchester City will face United at Old Trafford on December 10   
  • City take on Shakhtar Donetsk in a deadrubber on the Wednesday before
  • Pep Guardiola will still expect his side to be physically ready for United 

Jack Gaughan for the Daily Mail

Pep Guardiola‘s preparations for the Manchester derby will include spending four days in Ukraine next week.

Manchester City face Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Wednesday – and will arrive in Kharkiv 48 hours before the deadrubber.

Guardiola’s squad are set for a recovery session at the club’s training base on Monday morning following the Premier League clash against West Ham.

Manchester City's players will spend four days in Ukraine preparing for the tie with United

Manchester City's players will spend four days in Ukraine preparing for the tie with United

Manchester City’s players will spend four days in Ukraine preparing for the tie with United

Guardiola will be keen to keep his City side fresh for the challenge that United will provide

Guardiola will be keen to keep his City side fresh for the challenge that United will provide

Guardiola will be keen to keep his City side fresh for the challenge that United will provide

They will board a four-hour flight before training in sub-zero temperatures during an extended stay and are due to jet back to the North West on Thursday afternoon.

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