Mendy to start, Jesus up front – Strongest 4-3-3 Man City XI to face Brighton in Premier League

Predicted Manchester City Line-up To Face Brighton & Hove Albion In The Premier League

Having lifted the Premier League title already, Manchester City are currently concentrating on achieving records in remaining fixtures and eyeing an incredible 100-point season. They, however, suffered a setback on Sunday afternoon when a determined Huddersfield Town side managed to clinch a crucial point at the Etihad but the Citizens, nevertheless, would be determined to register a comprehensive win tonight in their last home outing of the season.

They host new boys Brighton, who have already survived relegation scare with a stunning win against Manchester United. Chris Hughton will motivate his side to fight for their pride in this tricky away encounter.

Probable Manchester City XI

Formation: 4-3-3

Manager: Pep Guardiola

Ederson Moraes (GK)

The Brazilian has featured week in week out between the sticks, replacing veteran Claudio Bravo, and should start here.

Danilo (RB)

The Brazilian full-back has mostly been utilised as Kyle Walker’s deputy. He has impressed despite limited game time and will expect to start in the remaining fixtures.

Nicolas Otamendi (CB)

The Argentine has been at his absolute best all season and earned a place in Premier League team of the year for his stunning displays.

Vincent Kompany

Aymeric Laporte (CB)

Still adjusting to new surroundings following his winter move form Athletic Bilbao. He has been rotated alongside John Stones, Kompany and Otamendi, and might return to the starting XI tonight.

Benjamin Mendy (LB)

Started the season sensationally prior to his unfortunate knee injury that ruled him out for the majority of the campaign. However, the Frenchman is now back in action, regaining his fitness and preparing to start games once again.

Fernandinho (CDM)

Has been a great servant, staying committed to his job and performing with distinction in the middle of the park. He will start in his usual role, screen the backline and win back possession deep down the midfield.

Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne (RCM)

One of the world’s finest playmakers who has been unparalleled all season. The Belgian has controlled the entire show with his vision, passing and distribution traits along with his link-up play with the attackers high up the pitch.

Ilkay Gundogan (LCM)

Has finally enjoyed a campaign without much too many injury concerns. The German international has been thoroughly impressive and will now be eying a starting role in the upcoming World Cup.

Bernardo Silva (RW)

The Portuguese sensation has not been a regular starter but has impressed in his maiden campaign in English football, exhibiting promises to be a star performer in the years to come.

Leroy Sane

Leroy Sane (LW)

The German prodigy has been awarded the Premier League’s young player of the season award for his majestic role in City’s sheer dominance from the very beginning of the campaign.

Gabriel Jesus (ST)

The injury to Sergio Aguero has paved the way for the young Brazilian to reclaim the starting role just weeks after returning from his own injury and has netted a few goals of late to regain manager’s trust.

Written by Pratyay Maitra

A sports enthusiast and football fanatic.

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