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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 15 November 2018

In or out? Manchester City squad's schoolboy-style shoes and socks

We just can't decide: fashion forward, or a failure of a flashback?

Leroy Sane (centre) definitely pulls the DSquared look off more than the rest - in part because of his natural je ne sais quoi, but also because of his smart (but less formal) shoe choice. Photo / Manchester City 
Leroy Sane (centre) definitely pulls the DSquared look off more than the rest - in part because of his natural je ne sais quoi, but also because of his smart (but less formal) shoe choice. Photo / Manchester City 

Whenever the Manchester City squad travel, they generally all wear the same outfit as they walk off of the bus and into the game because #squadgoals.

It's safe to say the team's latest look, which they wore before their Sunday game against Bayern Munich (Man City won 3-2) is very fashion forward.

The outfits were designed entirely by Canadian-Italian brand Dsquared, a label run by identical twin brothers Dean and Dan Caten that is known for always pushing taste boundaries. The look for Man City is no exception: is it fashion-forward, or does it just make them look like schoolboys who forgot their PE uniform and so have to wear their school shoes to gym class?

All of the players wore a black T-shirt with Manchester City stamped across their chests in a bold type with plain black shorts and socks pulled up. Most opted for a shiny leather formal shoe, while some went for the more obvious choice of black sneakers.

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One thing's for sure, this Manchester City/DSquared collab' from last year was definitely more of a crowd pleaser:

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