The FA Community Shield final this Saturday signals the start of the 21/22 English football season, as Leicester City line up against Manchester City in an effort to claim the first trophy on offer.
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Although they were unable to hold onto a fourth-place finish in the Premier League, Leicester City ended the 20/21 season with their fair share of tangible success. Much to the delight of their fans, The Foxes were able to beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley Stadium in the 2021 FA Cup final, as they claimed the club’s first success in the historic competition.
The summer transfer window has kept Brendan Rodgers busy, as Leicester have added striker Patson Daka, midfielder Boubakary Soumare and experienced full-back Ryan Bertrand to their squad so far. However, while these welcome additions may help shore up some of the squad’s gaps, the recent devastating news of Wesley Fofana’s long-term injury in a pre-season friendly is sure to leave Leicester City fans with a sinking feeling ahead of their Saturday fixture.
Responsibility to ensure a change of mood in the fan base will be placed upon the shoulders of a highly competitive Leicester City squad as The Foxes prepare to write their names in the history book and compete for silverware in their clubs third-ever FA Community Shield.
Despite Champions League glory slipping from their grasp, Manchester City were able to finish off the 20/21 season with both an EFL Cup and Premier League trophy, marking their fifth league win in just 10 years.
While the departure of club-legend Sergio Aguero will have left City fans feeling blue, the purchase of Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish for an English transfer record fee of £100m is sure to put a smile on their faces. The England international comes with the expectation to take Manchester City to an entirely new level and help them claim ultimate European success.
This weekend, Pep Guardiola and his reigning Premier League champions must line up against Brendan Rodgers and Leicester City – opponents who have done their share of damage to Manchester City in the past. And, while some question the importance of the FA Community Shield, Pep Guardiola is not one of them. On countless occasions, the Spanish coach has shown his insatiable hunger for trophies, no matter their perceived value and prestige.
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