Christian Pulisic came in for special praise as Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard reflected on his side's 5-3 win against Salzburg.
Mauricio Pochettino is awaiting news on Juan Foyth after the defender was taken off on a stretcher as Tottenham won the Audi Cup.
Jurgen Klopp took plenty of positives from Liverpool's 3-1 friendly win over Lyon but knows another step up is required against Man City.
Paulo Gazzaniga saved from Jerome Boateng as Tottenham beat Audi Cup hosts Bayern Munich on penalties in Wednesday's final.
Pedro scored a goal to remember in Chelsea's 5-3 friendly win over Salzburg on Wednesday that was inspired by Christian Pulisic.
Roberto Firmino and Harry Wilson scored either side of a Joachim Andersen own goal as Liverpool beat Lyon 3-1 on Mohamed Salah's return.
Real Madrid conceded three soft goals but were rescued by Karim Benzema's sharp finishing in a 5-3 Audi Cup win over Fenerbahce.
Joshua Kimmich plays alongside Leroy Sane for Germany but is not sure the Manchester City winger will join him at Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac has backtracked on his comments about Leroy Sane after a rebuke from Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane would welcome Paul Pogba to the Santiago Bernabeu.