Manchester City host Lyon in their 2018/19 Champions League opener. Pep Guardiola will be desperate to win the elite European competition, having done so at both Barcelona and Bayern Munich previously.
With this City squad, there is no reason why they can’t mount a serious challenge.
The Citizens went out of last year’s competition, losing 5-1 on aggregate to eventual runners-up Liverpool. They will expect to reach the latter stages of this year’s competition, whilst retaining their Premier League title.
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