Date: 5th February 2009 at 6:22pm
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UEFA have published City’s latest UEFA Cup campaign squad list in advance of the Round of 32 first leg clash in Copenhagen on the 19th February and Nigel De Jong dips out…

It must have been a tough decision for Mark Hughes to omit The Dutch Enforcer but UEFA Cup rules dictate that a club can register a maximum of three new players in the winter transfer window.

Hughes and his backroom staff have settled upon Shay Given, Craig Bellamy and Wayne Bridge as the eligible new recruits.

Bridge, even though having already played in the Champions League with Chelski is allowed to play in the UEFA Cup under the unsurprisingly complicated guidelines.

At least the Vital MC Forums favourite Gelson Fernandes will be on hand to control midfield.

Someone might have dropped a clanger however as ‘Everton’s’ Jô remains on the list at the expense of The Raging Bulgar Valeri Bojinov.

MANCHESTER CITY UEFA CUP SQUAD LIST COURTESY UEFA.COM

Goalkeepers
No. Name


1 Joe Hart
13 Richard Martin
16 Kasper Schmeichel
37 Shay Given
45 Gregory Hartley *

Defenders
No. Name

4 Nedum Onuoha
15 Javier Garrido
22 Richard Dunne
25 Wayne Bridge
33 Vincent Kompany
36 Berti Glauber
38 Shaleum Logan *
41 Benjamin Mee *
43 Clayton McDonald *
50 Ryan Mc Givern *

Midfielders
No. Name

2 Micah Richards
5 Pablo Zabaleta
6 Michael Johnson
7 Stephen Ireland
8 Shaun Wright-Phillips
11 Elano Blumer
17 Martin Petrov
19 Gelson Fernandes
20 Felipe Caicedo
29 Kelvin Etuhu
31 Adam Clayton *
40 Vladimir Weiss *
46 Paul Marshall *
49 Donal Mcdermott *

Forwards
No. Name

10 Robinho
12 Darius Vassell
14 Jô
24 Chedwyn Evans *
27 Benjani Mwaruwari
36 Daniel Sturridge *
39 Craig Bellamy

Key:
* Player list B

Squad List updated by UEFA: 04/02/2009
17:15 CET


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