He is the one who scored the goal of the break against the great Real Madrid, the famous third goal in this semi-final return of the Champions League. On the pitch of the Etihad Stadium, Manuel Akanji is at the conclusion of Kevin de Bruyne's free kick and extinguishes Madrid's last hopes (76th). 3-0 a quarter of an hour from the end of the match, then 4-0 final score. Pep Guardiola's men have an appointment this Saturday (21pm, TF1 and Canal +) at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul to lift this trophy that eludes them so much. Last obstacle before the grail: Simone Inzaghi's Inter Milan, a club that Manuel Akanji almost joined last summer. The 27-year-old defender finally committed to the SkyBlues, in the very last hours of the transfer window. Surprise poker move at the champion of England.
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Manchester City already had four centre-backs, of international level. But Aymeric Laporte is injured in the knee and has surgery during the summer. Pep Guardiola, in constant...
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