Manchester City announce squad for Sporting KC friendly, Champions Cup

Manchester City announce squad for Sporting KC friendly, Champions Cup

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Manchester City announce squad for Sporting KC friendly, Champions Cup

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By TATE STEINLAGE 

Manchester City has announced the travel roster for its U.S. tour that includes a friendly against Sporting KC and the International Champions Cup. The news comes hours after Manchester United announced its squad for a similar summer tour.

The reigning MLS Cup and English Premier League champions will face off at Sporting Park on July 23rd at 9 p.m. on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. Among the names traveling with City are Samir Nasri, Jesus Navas, and Alvaro Negredo.

Four days after the friendly, Manchester City will face off against AC Milan in Pittsburgh in its Champions Cup opener. The final match in the summer tournament is set to be played in Miami, Fla. on Aug. 4.

The full Manchester City U.S. tour roster can be seen after the jump:

GOALKEEPERS

Willy Caballero, Richard Wright, Ian Lawlor

DEFENDERS

Micah Richards, Dedryck Boyata, Gael Clichy, Karim Rekik, Aleksandar Kolarov, Matthias Bossaerts, Matija Nastasic, Jason Denayer

MIDFIELDERS

Fernando, Samir Nasri, Scott Sinclair, Javi Garcia, Jesus Navas, Jack Rodwell, Bruno Zuculini, Emry Huws

FORWARDS

Alvaro Negredo, Stevan Jovetic, John Guidetti, Kelechi Iheanacho

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What do you make of Manchester City’s U.S. tour roster? Are the major omissions surprising to you? Can Sporting KC top the EPL champions?

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