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City Summary – August 7: City lose last friendly, U19s win Ruhr Cup, Zabaleta confirms stay

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Time to catch up on today’s news – here’s your City Summary:

The first team today succumbed to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Arsenal with a less than convincing display:

However, City are continuing to dominate in youth competitions and the under-19s were crowned Ruhr Cup champions after thumping Borussia Dortmund 5-0 in the final:

And special congratulations should go out to Brahim Diaz who picked up the player of the tournament award:

Tyrese Campbell – son of Kevin Campbell – took a place on the bench for Stoke’s under-23 side on Saturday. He is currently in City’s academy but is out of contract and it is likely he was on trial:

L’Equipe reported that Samir Nasri has been transfer listed by Pep Guardiola and the midfielder featured in a somewhat controversial video posted by a friend. Whether he is involved in the activities seen is unclear and fingers shouldn’t be pointed just yet:

Bony and Mangala out? Pep tried to avoid speculation but was unable to rule out the players leaving the club:

And finally, Pablo Zabaleta has reportedly confirmed that Pep Guardiola has asked him to stay at City despite offers from elsewhere:

That’s it for today. Keep your eyes peeled on @City_Watch and the site, day and night, as we work to deliver the latest City news, views, and other high-quality content.

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