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Manchester City will play German side Bayern Munich in a blockbuster Champions League quarter-final showdown, with Joao Cancelo in line to face his parent club.
The Portuguese international fell out of favour with manager Pep Guardiola and moved to the German side in January on a loan deal until the end of the season. Munich will be able to activate a £61million buy option at the end of the season.
Cancelo started five out of City's six games in the Champions League group stage earlier this season.
Now, both City and Bayern Munich will go head-to-head in April - with both teams aiming to reach the semi-finals.
But can Cancelo play against his parent club? Is the full-back allowed to play in the Champions League? Sportsmail provides all the answers below.
Cancelo made the move to Bayern Munich back in January on loan until the end of the season
Joao Cancelo played five times for Manchester City in their group stage games
In short, yes. Cancelo is allowed to feature for Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
UEFA rules state that clubs