Manchester City players and officials board the Etihad Airways flight to Abu Dhabi

Players and management, fresh from winning the 2013/14 Barclays Premier League title, step off an Etihad Airways A330 at Abu Dhabi International Airport with the EPL trophy.

Stars including Sergio Aguero, YayaToure, Samir Nasri and club officials are in the UAE’s capital to play an exhibition game against Al Ain, as part of a series of events marking the opening of the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium.

During the week the players will meet fans and take part in a number of commercial and community activities before the match on Thursday night.

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