If nothing else, a small surprise was in store Pep Guardiola on its European list Manchester City. The Spanish coach chose to replace him Joao Cancelo who now continues his career in Bayern Munichwith the 20-year-old Maximo Perone.
The Argentine defensive midfielder was acquired by the “Citizens” in the January transfer window for 11 million euros from Velez Sarsfield and has yet to make his debut with the English team.
The left-footed international with Argentina’s U20 national team will wear according to its website UEFA the shirt with No. 32, while in the previous year he recorded 33 appearances with 3 goals and 2 assists in the league, cup and Copa Libertadores.
The English champions are desperate to win the top club competition and their next opponent will be Leipzigwith the first leg taking place in Germany on February 22 and the second leg on March 14 at the Etihad.
New Manchester City signing Maximo Perrone has been added to Champions League squad list by Pep Guardiola ???? #MCFC
2003-born, midfielder, he joined from Velez on a €9m deal and will wear #32 at Man City. pic.twitter.com/OyKCA2kk83
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 3, 2023
Edited by: Xaralampos Lessis
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