Man City boss Guardiola adds new wonderkid signing Maximo Perrone to his Champions League squad

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Pep Guardiola has named new January signing Maximo Perrone in his 23-man Manchester City squad for the Champions League knockout stages.
  • Perrone included in UCL squad
  • Joined Manchester City in January
  • Replaces Cancelo in roster

WHAT HAPPENED? The reigning Premier League champions signed the 20-year-old midfielder from Velez Sarsfield for around £8 million ($10m) and he has immediately taken his place in their Champions League squad. Perrone replaces full-back Joao Cancelo, who left the club to join Bayern Munich on loan until the end of the season.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: The Citizens have followed Perrone since he enjoyed an eye-catching first season in the first team at Velez Sarsfield. They take on RB Leipzig in the first leg of their round of 16 tie on February 22.


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WHAT NEXT FOR MANCHESTER CITY? Pep Guardiola's side will be next seen in action on Sunday when they take on Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.