City name strong squad for U.S. tour
Manchester City have announced a strong squad including summer signings Fernando and Willy Caballero for their preseason tour of the U.S.
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Caballero joined the Premier League champions from Malaga as competition for Joe Hart, while midfielder Fernando moved from Porto for a fee of 15 million euros.
Hart, Samir Nasri, David Silva, Yaya Toure, Stevan Jovetic and Edin Dzeko are also included in the party.
But Argentina's Sergio Aguero, Martin Demichelis, Pablo Zabaleta and Brazil's Fernandinho and Belgium's Vincent Kompany are all on extended breaks following their participation in the World Cup.
Manuel Pellegrini's side will face AC Milan on July 27 in Pittsburgh, Liverpool in New York on July 30 and Olympiakos on Aug. 2 in Minneapolis in the Guinness International Cup. The tournament final will be played on Aug. 4 in Miami.
City have made a mixed start to their preseason preparations in Scotland, losing 2-0 to Dundee and beating Hearts 2-1.
Alvaro Negredo is named as part of City's squad for the trip to the U.S. but is unlikely to travel after announcing he had fractured his metatarsal on Monday.
Full City squad:
Goalkeepers: Joe Hart, Willy Caballero, Richard Wright, Ian Lawlor
Defenders: Micah Richards, Matthias Bossaerts, Jason Denayer, Karim Rekik, Matija Nastasic, Dedryck Boyata, Gael Clichy, Aleksandar Kolarov
Midfielders: Fernando, Samir Nasri, Scott Sinclair, Javi Garcia, Emyr Huws, Jack Rodwell, Bruno Zuculini, James Milner, David Silva, Jesus Navas, Yaya Toure
Forwards: Alvaro Negredo, John Guidetti, Kelechi Ihenacho, Stevan Jovetic, Edin Dzeko