Premier League champions Manchester City will prepare for the new
season at a training camp in Seefeld, western Austria, from July
9-20, during which time they will play three friendlies, the club
confirmed on Tuesday.
Roberto Mancini's side will play Saudi club Al Hilal -- now
coached by French former PSG boss Antoine Kombouare -- on July 13
They will then meet German second division side Dynamo Dresden on
July 17 and Turkish top flight side Besiktas on July 20 at the
Players who competed in Euro 2012 such as Italy's Mario Balotelli
and Spaniard David Silva, have been given three weeks off by
Mancini and will not be in Austria.
World and European champions Spain prepared for their successful
Euro 2012 campaign in Austria in May.