Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Writer's Panel ; OUR M.E.N. REPORTERS PICK THEIR CITY TEAM TO TAKE ON BARCELONA

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Writer's Panel ; OUR M.E.N. REPORTERS PICK THEIR CITY TEAM TO TAKE ON BARCELONA

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THE fact Pep Guardiola announced on Saturday that Sergio Aguero will be in his team against Barcelona was appropriate - there was never really any other option after his performance at West Brom.

But with Kevin De Bruyne fit again, it does leave a problem - who gets left out, as the Belgian surely has to play.

You need extra security against Barca, so Ilkay Gundogan is needed, and that means Nolito on the bench, for me - Sterling was City's best player in the Nou Camp.

Right back is also a problem, but Fernando did well and is probably the best option at the moment.

STUART'S XI: Caballero; Fernando, Stones, Otamendi, Clichy; Fernandinho; Sterling, Gundogan, Silva, De Bruyne; Aguero.

PREDICTION: City 3 Barcelona 2 BY SIMON BAJKOWSKI BARCELONA'S injuries could have given City a real shot at this but they have their own problems at the back. …

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