Manchester City 2021/22 season tickets sold out, and home kit launch date revealed
Manchester City have announced that all season cards for the 2021/22 season have now sold out and have seemingly confirmed the release date for the new campaign's home shirt. Another player has gone out on loan, while two academy talents have signed a professional deal at the club.
SEASON CARDS SOLD OUT
This afternoon, City announced that all season cards for the 2021/22 season have sold out, adding that fans who were unable to buy one can be first in line for match tickets if they join Cityzens Matchday Membership.
In a post on his Instagram, academy midfielder Harvey Griffiths announced that he had signed his first professional contract with City, describing the news as a very proud moment for him and his family.
The 17-year-old started at the club in the Under-9s, progressing through the ranks ever since, winning the Under-18 Premier League title last term.
City describe Oldham-born Griffiths as 'calm in his distribution as a defensive midfielder'.
Similarly to Griffiths, Dire Mebude took to Instagram to announce that he has signed his first professional contract with City, bigging up his family for always being there.
City signed the 17-year-old forward from Rangers last summer.
This afternoon, Dutch side FC Twente announced that Luka Ilic would spend the 2021/22 season on loan at the club, just like last season when the 22-year-old was loaned from City.
Last month, Leon ten Voorde of Voetbal TCTubantia reported that the Eredivise side were expecting to have the midfielder available to them next season on another loan from City, but highlighted that the Serbian youth international only had a year left on his City deal - so an extension with the Premier League champions was needed before the loan could happen. However, the report maintained that Twente's technical director Jan Streuer expected an agreement between City and the player soon.
It would seem that agreement materialised, with the player now confirmed as remaining in the Netherlands for another season. While there is no official confirmation of Ilic extending his deal at City, we expect that has been agreed, with an announcement to be made in the future.
Luka Ilic not be confused with his brother Ivan, who is also expected to be loaned/sold this summer, with Hellas Verona, who loaned him last season, and City Football Group side Troyes credited with interest in European media.
HOME KIT LAUNCH DATE
Our follower Oskar alerted us to an email he had received from the club regarding the release of the City x Puma 'Madchester' collection, which contained an image signalling that the 2021/22 home kit was set to be released on the 14th July (Wednesday).
Yesterday, reputable kit source Footy Headlines leaked the 2021/22 all-blue City home kit, along with one of the goalkeeper shirt designs/colourway set to be worn next season by Ederson, Zack Steffen, and Scott Carson, who is expected to join City on a free transfer following the expiration of his Derby County contract.
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