Guardiola admits Man City missed out on ‘an exceptional player’ in Jorginho

Ireland underage international called up to Manchester City squad

Joe Hart travels with Manchester City for preseason U.S. friendlies

16 City players featured at the World Cup.

The Premier League champions had hoped to sign Jorginho from Napoli as well, but the midfielder moved to Chelsea last week, on the same day his boss at the Serie A club Maurizio Sarri was named as the new manager at Stamford Bridge.

"It would have been a mistake if he'd come here when he wanted to go to Maurizio and Chelsea".

Republic of Ireland U19 defender Tyreke Wilson has been called into the Manchester City squad for the Blues upcoming pre-season tour of the United States. "English football has signed an exceptional player". All the best for him.

The 18-year-old is one of a number of young players included in the group by Pep Guardiola.

"Joe is our player, we will try and find solution", Guardiola said.

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He last played for City in a Champions League qualifier against Steaua Bucharest in August 2016 having been axed by Guardiola following his arrival in Manchester two years ago.

Manager Pep Guardiola was not expecting any of his World Cup players to join up with the squad but has been boosted by the news that Mendy and Portugal global Bernardo Silva will join the tour later next week.

The 31-year-old, previously England's first-choice goalkeeper, did not even make Gareth Southgate's 23-man World Cup squad, with Everton's Jordan Pickford earning rave reviews in Russian Federation in his place. "If not, he will stay here", Guardiola said.

Guardiola also said of City winger Leroy Sane being left out of Germany's World Cup squad: "Maybe this decision will make him stronger".

"We have solutions. We have Dinho [Fernandinho], Gundogan, Alex [Zinchenko] can play in that position, Fabian Delph". I know it is not easy for him, what happened in the last period.

"We will try to be ready to play every game like we did past year".

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