- Pep Guardiola’s side train ahead of their Premier League tie with Southampton
- They adopted a giant tyre in their latest training session at the Football Academy
- Manchester City will hope to extend their lead at the top of the league
Manchester City looked to enjoy their training session on the eve of their Premier League clash against Southampton.
The Blues are already eight points clear of their nearest competitor at the top of the league and will look to extend their superior form on Wednesday.
Pep Guardiola’s side looked confident as the incorporated an unusual prop for their session at the Football Academy.
Raheem Sterling trains with the Manchester City squad ahead of their Southampton clash
City’s stars looked in a confident mood as they posed for pictures at the training ground
The training session incorporated a giant tractor tyre which the players clearly enjoyed
Raheem Sterling was one of many City stars to be pictured alongside a giant tractor tyre which was used as part of the evening run-out.
If the session with the tyre was meant as a team bonding exercise then it seemed to have worked.
The squad posed for group photographs under the lights of the Manchester City training ground after a light-hearted session.
Kepper Claudio Bravo laughs as he pushes the giant tyre during the training session
Club captain Vincent Kompany looked to be enjoying training ahead of Wednesday’s tie
City fans will hope their side can continue their impressive form which has seen them run away with the title race in the early stages of the season.
The potency of their attack has been highlighted by their 42 league goals and the side remain unbeaten.
The manner in which City have been winning is in stark contrast to that of their opponents on Wednesday night.
Saints had been struggling for goals this season until last weekend’s 4-1 demolition of Everton.
Nicolas Otamendi shares a joke as Pep Guardiola’s squad warms-up at the training ground
Teenage sensation Phil Foden keeps his eyes on the ball as he attempts to control it
Yaya Toure looked more serious as he kept the ball up with Argentine striker Sergio Aguero