Coming off an opening weekend win to start the Premier League, Manchester City delivered some more good news for its fans.
The club announced on Monday that for the first time, $67 million signing Benjamin Mendy participated in full training with Man City. The 23-year-old full back, who joined Man City from Monaco on July 24, has been dealing with a thigh strain, forcing him to miss the tail end of the club’s preseason schedule and the opening match of the Premier League season.
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Mendy now could make his unofficial debut for the club in a friendly match on Tuesday at Girona, as Man City spends a week in warm-weather training in Catalonia.
Having Mendy available for selection gives Pep Guardiola another dynamic attacker from the fullback position, but one who has proven he can defend in Ligue 1 and in the UEFA Champions League.