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Manchester United v Manchester City: Leroy Sane is fighting fit and targeting a dream debut at Old Trafford

By Andy Hampson

Published 09/09/2016

Raring to go: City’s £37m Leroy Sane
Raring to go: City’s £37m Leroy Sane

Leroy Sane is hoping to make his Manchester City debut in tomorrow's derby at United.

The Germany international has not featured since his £37.5m summer move from Schalke after suffering a hamstring injury.

The 20-year-old, who returned to training before the recent international break, said: "I feel good now and I'm ready to play. I've trained well and my hamstring is fine so I'm looking forward to finally getting started."

An appearance in the eagerly-anticipated fixture at Old Trafford could prove a baptism of fire. The match has been heavily hyped, with both clubs having recruited significantly over the summer and having started their Premier League campaigns well.

A fierce atmosphere is anticipated and the game will also see Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, new managers at United and City respectively, go head to head in a renewal of an old rivalry.

Sane said: "I've played in derby games in Germany but this should be a great match and one I'm really looking forward to, especially because Pep Guardiola is taking on Jose Mourinho.

"I hope I can play some part and help us to three points."

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