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Manchester City summer signings on course to return in time for derby with Manchester United

Manchester City’s summer signings Ilkay Gundogan and Leroy Sane are on-course to return to full fitness in time for the Manchester Derby against United according to the Daily Mail. City take on the Red Devils at Old Trafford at on September 10.

Per-the-source the City new boys returned to training this week. The report states that club captain Vincent Kompany also returned to training.

The Germany international midfielder Gundogan recently told the Manchester Evening News that he is aiming to be fit in time for City’s clash agaisnt their bitter rivals.

“I’m really looking forward to training normally with the guys and I can’t wait to get going properly – but I just have to be patient for a little while longer,” Gundogan was quoted as saying by the Manchester Evening News.

“Maybe just after the World Cup qualifiers and perhaps the Manchester derby – that would be very nice.”

Gundigan is currently recovering from a knee injury he suffered while at Borussia Dortmund. The 25-year0old dislocated his knee during training and has been ruled out for the opening weeks of the season

City sighed Gundogan from the Dortmund for £21 million earlier this summer and is expected to play a key role in Pep Guadiola’s midfield.

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