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Roger Payró

Manchester City begins defending the Carabao Cup crown. The citizens, who have won the last four editions under the orders of Pep Guardiola, face the round of 32 welcoming the Wycombe at the Etihad. The Buckinghamshire club, currently in League One – the third category of English football – will face an unrecognizable ‘skyblue’ team.

“I have no alternative: we are going to play with the youngsters. Some players need rest and we have several boys from the quarry in a position to play & rdquor ;, said Santpedor’s in the previous one. Laporte, Stones, Rodri, Zinchenko and Gündogan are out due to injury While other regular starters will have a break before the demanding calendar that comes to City: Chelsea in the Premier, PSG in the Champions League and Liverpool again in the league. Palmer and Roméo Lavia are some of the youth squad called to focus attention.

Rotations are also expected in Klopp’s Liverpool, which begins its journey in the EFL Cup by visiting Norwich. You won’t be sure Thiago, again injured and may not return until October.

On the other hand, other candidates to win the title – Arsenal, Chelsea, Leicester, Manchester United, Tottenham- They will enter the fray from Wednesday. They will do it against Wimbledon, Aston Villa, Millwall, West Ham and Wolves, respectively.