Manchester - Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been given the green light to take part in Manchester City's pre-season tour of China.
Despite reports Iheanacho would not be able to travel to Asia due to
visa issues, the highly-rated 19-year-old was named in City's squad on
Iheanacho will now have a chance to impress new City manager Pep
Guardiola in the club's two glamour friendlies against Manchester United
in Beijing on Monday and Borussia Dortmund in Shenzhen the following
England internationals Joe Hart and Raheem Sterling were also in a
34-man group, as were new signings Oleksandr Zinchenko and Nolito, star
striker Sergio Aguero and key midfielder David Silva.
Pablo Zabaleta makes his return from injury and captain Vincent Kompany will also be present.
Ilkay Gundogan, another pre-season recruit, was not included due to
injury, while Kevin de Bruyne, Eliaquim Mangala and Bacary Sagna remain
on leave following their involvement at Euro 2016.
Former Bayern Munich boss Guardiola will also have the opportunity to
take a closer look at emerging talents Tosin Adarabioyo, Bersant
Celina, Manu Garcia and Aleix Garcia, who are among 10 City youngsters
on the trip.
Manchester City squad:
Joe Hart, Willy Caballero, Angus Gunn, Billy O'Brien, Vincent Kompany, Pablo Zabaleta, Fernando Reges, Raheem Sterling, Samir Nasri, Nolito, Sergio Aguero, Aleksandar Kolarov, Wilfried Bony, Jesus Navas, Fabian Delph, David Silva, Gael Clichy, Fernandinho, Jason Denayer, Nicolas Otamendi, Bruno Zuculini, Yaya Toure, Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Zinchenko, Pablo Maffeo, Tosin Adarabioyo, Bersant Celina, James Horsfield, Brandon Barker, Sinan Bytyqi, Angelino Tasende, Aleix Garcia, Manu Garcia, Cameron Humphreys