Bayern Munich vs Man City: Possible Starting Lineups and team news for Pre-season game 2023

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Bayern Munich and Manchester City will offer one of the most exciting friendlies of the summer when they meet in Japan on Wednesday.

The Bundesliga champions had a blistering start to their pre-season campaign, scoring a superb 27 unanswered goals for Rottach-Egern, but they may be in for a slightly more competitive affair against a City side who beat them 4-1 on aggregate. last season in the quarter-finals of the Champions League en route to winning the treble.

City’s 5-3 win over Yokohama F Marinos was just as entertaining, but now Pep Guardiola’s side are set for a serious test that could tell them a lot about the upcoming campaign.

Bayern Munich team news

Summer signing Raphael Guerreiro will miss out through injury, with the left-back joining a crowded treatment room alongside Manuel Neuer, Thomas Muller, Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting, Malik Tillman and Tarek Buchmann.

Marcel Sabitzer has left for Dortmund and Sadio Mane is likely to be left out as talks over a move to Saudi Arabia continue, but there could be an unofficial debut for centre-back Kim Min-jae.

Bayern Munich predicted lineup vs Man City

(4-2-3-1): Ulreich; Mazraoui, Kim, Upamecano, Davies; Kimmich, Laimer; Coman, Musiala, Sane; Gnabry

Man City team news

Kyle Walker has been confirmed as available for this one by Pep Guardiola despite Bayern’s serious interest in signing the right-back, who captained the side last time out.

Kevin De Bruyne continues to deal with the hamstring injury he suffered in the Champions League final.

Man City predicted lineup vs Bayern Munich

(3-2-4-1): Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte; Stones, Rodri; Bernardo, Kovacic, Foden, Grealish; Haaland

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