- Man City players have vowed to foot the bill for 26 coaches to being joined by supporters in their buses to watch the FA Cup final live at Wembley
- The gesture is an appreciation from the players to their fans for their support so far this season
- Man City face Watford in the FA Cup final on May 18
Manchester City players will foot the bill for 26 coaches’ buses who will be joined by supporters to watch the FA Cup final against Watford live at Wembley.
According to the captain of the side Vincent Kompany, the gesture is an appreciation from the players to the fans for their support so far this season, despite their Champions League setback at the hands of Tottenham.
The fans will even get extra buses for the trip to Wembley if there is a demand. The 26 coaches represent every senior members of Pep Guardiola’s team.
Kompany said: “The support from our fans throughout the season has been nothing short of incredible.
"Travelling to so many games in league and cup competitions, both home and away, is not easy to do and is something that every player in our squad values and appreciates.
"Although Wednesday night's result (against Tottenham) was not the one that we had hoped for, it was very special to hear our fans in full voice for 90 minutes backing the team.
"We still have so much to fight for this season, and this is our way of saying thank you to them for being with us every step of the way.”
Man City have played four times at Wembley already this season and now face Watford in the FA Cup final on May 18.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that reigning Premier League champions Manchester City have been sent out of the 2018/19 Champions League despite beating rivals Tottenham 4-3 on Wednesday night, April 17.
Pep Guardiola's men crashed out on the away goal rules as the first leg ended 1-0 in favor of Tottenham and qualified on 4-4 aggregate.
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