By Johnny Edward:
Nigerian midfielder, Chidebere Nwakali has been left out of Manchester City’s 28-man squad for pre-season training tour in the United States, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Also left out of the squad is former England first choice goalkeeper, Joe Hart.
According to a statement from Manchester City’s official website, three players of Nigerian decent Tom Dele-Bashiru,Tosin Adarabioyo and Nathanael Ogbeta made the squad for the pre-season tour.
Nwakali has been linked with a move away from Manchester City having spent the last four seasons on loan away from the club.
The 21 year old joined Manchester City in 2015 and has been sent out on loan since he arrived at the Etihad stadium to Spanish sides, Malaga and Girona, and also to Norwegian clubs, Ik Start and Sogndal.
He was also a loanee at Scottish side, Aberdeen last season where he played eight games.
Belgian side KAA Gent and Dutch first division side, NAC Breda are the two clubs the 21 year old has been heavily linked with.
Manchester City will play against Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool and Bayern Munich in International Champions Cup before returning home for the Community Shield clash with Chelsea on August 5.
They wiil start their Premier League title defence away to Arsenal a week later.
Manchester City’s Players On Pre-Season Tour The United States
Bernardo Silva,.Benjamin Mendy,Tosin Adarabioyo, Riyad Mahrez, Patrick Roberts, Jason Denayer, Daniel Grimshaw, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Douglas Luiz, Jack Harrison, Lukas Nmecha, Phil Foden, Aro Muric, Eric Garcia, Nabil Touaizi, Brahim Diaz, Iker Pozo,Tom Dele-Bashiru, Benjamin Garre,Luke Bolton, Cameron Humphreys, Rabbi Matondo,Tyreke Wilson, Nathanael Ogbeta.