​Defending Premier League champions ​Manchester City will use high definition "spy-cams" on their team bus as the prepare to travel to Anfield for their clash on Sunday, in order to be better prepared if there is a repeat of the incident in which missiles were thrown at their team bus last season.

The City bus was severely damaged after it was hit by bottles and flares by ​Liverpool fans as they approached the stadium, so much so that they had to travel back in a replacement vehicle as the bus was not in a condition to be used.

According to ​ESPN, while City are confident that no such repeat of last season will take place after meeting with the Liverpool authorities, they do not want to take any chances and hence have fitted the bus with high definition cameras which can zoom in 360 degrees and get a clear picture of any missile throwers.  

They are also set to take a different route to the stadium on Sunday, with it being understood that the route they took last season was a major factor in the chaos that erupted.

The two teams are currently placed on top of the league table with 19 points from seven games in what is sure to be an entertaining clash for the fans.