Manchester City will bid to win their first ever Super Cup when they face Sevilla in the European curtain raiser next week.
Pep Guardiola’s side are hunting their first piece of silverware of the new campaign following their Community Shield defeat to Arsenal.
But City will be perhaps be more motivated during their first appearance in the Super Cup as they look for more European glory.
City beat Sevilla twice in last season’s Champions League group stages on route to winning the competition for the first time.
The Etihad outfit won 4-0 in September before a 3-1 victory two months later that confined the LaLiga side to the Europa League.
However, Sevilla themselves went onto triumph in UEFA’s secondary competition for a record seventh time after beating Roma in May.
Man City vs Sevilla: How to follow
The UEFA Super Cup will take place on Wednesday, August 16.
The match is being held at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus, Greece and will kick off at 8pm UK time.
This match will be broadcast on TNT Sport 1 – the new name for BT Sport – with coverage starting at 7pm.
TNT Sport customers can live stream this via the app using their mobile, tablet or computer devices.
Updates will also be live on talkSPORT throughout the evening while talkSPORT.com will have the best of the reaction as well.
To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream.
You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.
Man City vs Sevilla: Team news
Kevin De Bruyne missed almost the entirety of City’s pre-season but could make his first start since the Champions League final.
Josko Gvardiol will hope to make his debut for the club following his £77million switch from RB Leipzig.
Nathan Ake is City’s only injury absentee following a knock he picked up against Bayern Munich in a pre-season friendly.
Sevilla have a clean bill of health to contend with, as Lucas Ocampos, Ivan Rakitic and ex-City star Jesus Navas are all set to start.
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Man City vs Sevilla: What has been said?
After defeat in the Community Shield at the weekend, Guardiola looked ahead to Man City’s busy schedule.
He said: “Win or lose, right now I know the position of the team.
“We have to recover well and prepare for Burnley and then travel to Athens, play at 10pm, finish at 2am come back and play Saturday against Newcastle at home. This is my plan.
“We would love to have won today absolutely but sometimes you have to accept it and give credit to your opponent.”
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