On the morning of June 9, Man City and Inter were both present in Istanbul (Türkiye) to prepare for the Champions League final.
Kevin De Bruyne and his teammates wore a white polo shirt and blue jeans uniform to Istanbul.
Earlier, the British press reported that Manuel Akanji was in danger of missing the Champions League final. However, the Swiss midfielder still accompanied his teammates to Türkiye.
Pep Guardiola admits he could have thought of a treble, after beating Man United in the FA Cup final. This is also a better opportunity for the Spaniard to win the first Champions League trophy after 12 years of waiting.
Close friends Jack Grealish, Phil Foden beamed when leaving for Türkiye. With the current form, Grealish holds the main kick on the left wing of the Premier League champions.
Also at dawn this morning (June 9), Romelu Lukaku and Inter stars also boarded a plane to Istanbul to prepare for the most important match of the season.
Milan Skriniar (right) has not played for Inter since March because of injury. Fans expect the Nerazzurri to win the Champions League for Milan to fulfill its promise. In 2019, the Slovakian player announced that he would change his name to Milan Inter Skriniar, if the host team won the European Championship. After this season, Skriniar will join PSG as a free agent.
To be able to win the Champions League, Man City will have to overcome an obstacle named Andre Onana, the goalkeeper has kept 7 clean sheets in the Champions League this season, the best achievement for an Inter goalkeeper.
Coach Simone Inzaghi has not been able to win Serie A but has helped Inter win 4 trophies in the last 2 seasons. In the immediate future, Inzaghi will be the most important final in his coaching career. “We have nothing to fear from Man City,” the Inter captain announced before the Champions League final. The match between Inter and Man City takes place at 2:00 am on June 11 (Hanoi time).