Jack Grealish is set to receive his first taste of Champions League football when Manchester City take on RB Leipzig tonight.
The former Aston Villa captain sealed a £100million move to City in the summer in order to play in Europe’s top competition.
And Pep Guardiola will hope Grealish can be the last piece of the puzzle in landing the one trophy that has evaded him at the Etihad.
City lost 1-0 to Chelsea in the final last season and will be desperate to go one step further this season.
The Premier League champions will be confident of starting their Champions League campaign with a win having not lost a group game since September 2018.
Man City v RB Leipzig: Date and time
The Champions League Group A tie will take place on Wednesday, September 15.
It will kick off at 8pm UK time and is being held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
City’s second group game will be away at Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, September 28, before they face Club Brugge on October 19.
Man City v RB Leipzig: TV channel and live stream
The game will be shown live on BT Sport 3, with coverage starting at 7:15pm.
BT Sport subscribers can live stream this match via the app on their computer, mobile and tablet devices.
talkSPORT’s ‘Kick Off with Adrian Durham’ will have updates from Etihad throughout the evening.
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Man City v RB Leipzig: Team news
Kevin de Bruyne is set to give the hosts a huge boost by being in contention to start the Champions League opener.
The Belgian has been absent since a cameo in the defeat to Tottenham last month but was an unused substitute in the win over Leicester at the weekend.
Phil Foden also joined De Bruyne on the bench on Saturday and could return following the injury he picked up for England at Euro 2020.
The only absentees are Zak Steffan – who remains out after testing positive for Covid – and Benjamin Mendy who has been remanded in custody.
As for Leipzig, they continue to be without long-term injured left-backs Marcelo Saracchi and Marcel Halstenberg.
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