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Manchester City pocket seven-figure sum for UEFA Super Cup success



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Manchester City have added further funds to their prize pot following Wednesday’s win over Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup.

Pep Guardiola’s side beat Europa League winners Sevilla in Athens in midweek, as a penalty shoot-out win secured Manchester City’s maiden Super Cup success.

Kyle Walker scored the winning penalty for the Sky Blues, who netted all five of their penalties just weeks after faltering against Arsenal in an FA Community Shield shoot-out at Wembley Stadium.

Manchester City suffered a 4-1 shoot-out loss to the Gunners, but narrowly beat Sevilla 5-4 on Wednesday, as Nemanja Gudelj’s penalty clattered into the crossbar.

The Super Cup clash went straight to penalties after the match between the treble-winners and Sevilla finished 1-1; with Cole Palmer’s cushioned header cancelling out Youssef En-Nesyri’s first-half goal.

Palmer’s equalising goal was his second in three matches for Manchester City, as the England U21 international also broke the deadlock in the Community Shield with an emphatic strike.

The Blues’ latest triumph also pocketed Manchester City an additional €5 million, according to The Mirror.

Wednesday’s win only adds to the huge sums of money already earned by Manchester City as a result of their landmark treble.

The treble-winners are estimated to have pocketed nearly £300 million in prize money after winning the Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup.

Winning the Premier League title secured a mammoth £164 million for Manchester City, meanwhile the Cityzens banked £117.2 million with victory in Istanbul.

The Super Cup is one of two additional competitions Guardiola’s side will feature in this season after winning the Champions League with a stunning 1-0 win over Inter Milan in June.

Manchester City will also compete in the FIFA Club World Cup in December, travelling to Saudi Arabia to play a maximum of two fixtures.

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