Manchester City's new goalkeeper might not be ready to play just yet.
According to a report from the Guardian, new signing Claudio Bravo has yet to train with the Citizens and will take part in the practice session for the first time on Thursday, less than 48 hours away from the Derby against Manchester United on Saturday. Bravo's lack of training combined with Guardiola's ideas mean the Chilean is doubtful to make his debut at Old Trafford.
Bravo was signed from Barcelona two weeks ago on a £17 million deal that caused longtime City keeper Joe Hart to depart the club, as Guardiola requested a goalkeeper able to play out from the back with short passes and is comfortable with the ball in his feet. Bravo is one of the best in the world both with his hands and his feet, and will certainly add plenty of quality to that position once he's able to play.
But Bravo's potential absence in the Derby is obviously a concern, given that Willy Caballero would be the starting keeper to face Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba and Wayne Rooney. Yeah, not something to look forward to.