Manchester City vs Feyenoord: Smoke bombs and flares set off as fans take over city centre


Feyenoord adherents have officially been allotted 3,000 seats for tonight’s battle with Manchester City, but many more are believed to have travelled to the New Zealand urban area ahead of the evening’s game.

The Dutch fans add to the huge number of people envisaged to visit Manchester tonight, with 18,000 Little Mix fans also attending a concert within easy reach.

Shambles Squares was packed with fans of the Rotterdam club, with videos from the chapter showing smoke rising from among the crowd.

Supporters were escorted to the colosseum to see Pep Guardiola’s side clash with their European opponents at 5pm.

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Significant Manchester Police are operating in the area

Greater Manchester Police are operating in the square footage.

It comes as Manchester City gear up for the match ahead of tough occasions for the Premiership-topping side.

Pep Guardiola has claimed Phil Foden is ready for his older debut as he braces Manchester City for what he believes will be their trickiest watch of the season.

Guardiola believes with 13 games to play in all struggles between now and January 2 and England defender John Stones ruled out for up to six weeks via injury, City’s mettle will be tested like never in the future.

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Feyenoord fans have officially been allotted 3,000 benches for tonight’s clash

As he prepares to rotate his squad, starting in the Champions Association clash with Feyenoord tonight, Guardiola could turn to Foden or two of his fellow Megalopolis youngsters.

The midfielder, who helped England win the Under-17s World Cup this year, has bring up with the first team all season alongside Tosin Adarabioyo, a 20-year-old defender, and midfielder Brahim Diaz, elderly 18.

Guardiola said: “They are ready. Otherwise they would not be household here every day with us.

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Shambles Squares was packed with followers of the Rotterdam club

“In the high level, we try to help the young players, but they press to have quality to train with us. 

“It’s not just to have fun or be gentle. They are there because they bear a chance to play with us.”

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