In 2022, Manchester City Football Team ascended to the zenith of English football by clinching the prestigious Premier League title. Their prowess on the field was matched only by their exquisite taste off of it, notably in their choice of luxury timepieces.
As we transitioned into 2023, it became increasingly evident that there was a compelling intersection between the realms of football and horology, with many members of Manchester City proudly displaying their opulent wristwear such as Erling Haaland, Kevin de Bruyne, Jack Grealish, and the coach Pep Guardiola. These watches, mirroring their on-field performances, epitomized precision, excellence, and elegance.
In this blog post, we'll go into the luxury watch collection of the Manchester City team 2023. Regrettably, not every player's timepiece will be highlighted, as it seems some of the squad don't share the same enthusiasm for watches. Nonetheless, the pieces we'll explore are sure to captivate and inspire watch enthusiasts and football fans alike.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Coach 2023 - Pep Guardiola
Richard Mille RM010 ‘Manchester City’
Made in only 30 pieces in titanium, this watch features the colors of the team (light blue) for the inner bezel, crown and bracelet. The skeleton movement shows hours, minutes, a date window, and variable-geometry rotor
Retail price: $95,000
Rolex Cellini 50509
This is a dress watch with more enduring roots in traditional watchmaking and a chic appearance. This watch is super underrated!
This model is the same model former one of the world leaders, President of the United States, Barack Obama was spotted wearing a couple of years ago.
Market price: ~$17,000.
Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller 116600
Pep Guardiola often sports the Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller during events, its 44mm diameter fitting his athletic build without overshadowing other prominent watches worn by footballers. While the Sea-Dweller has typically been overshadowed by the Submariner, the specific Sea-Dweller 116600 had a brief 3-year production from 2014-2017.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Erling Haaland
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak ‘Black Panther’ 26620IO
The purple titanium timepiece features a black ceramic bezel, satin-brushed titanium inserts, black PVD coated white gold hour markers and a hand-painted white gold figure of Marvel’s Black Panther superhero in relief on the dial.
Market price: ~$400,000.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Salmon Dial 26615TI
The titanium Royal Oak perpetual calendar that is on his wrist comes with a salmon dial that has the Grande Tapisserie pattern, white gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating, “salmon” toned inner bezel.
This model is a limited edition of 300 pieces and retails for $85,100.
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Jumbo ‘Extra-Thin’ 16202BA
The yellow gold Royal Oak Jumbo 'Extra-Thin' 16202BA features a smoked yellow gold-toned dial with Petite Tapisserie pattern, yellow gold applied hour-markers and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating. This model was made to celebrate the brand's 50th anniversary.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Jack Grealish
Patek Philippe Nautilus Moonphase 5712/1R
During the Manchester City parade in June 2023, Jack Grealish sported the rose gold Patek Philippe Nautilus Moonphase 5712/1R.
The Nautilus Ref. 5712/1R-001, boasting features like date, moon phases, and power reserve, elegantly melds athleticism with a luxurious rose gold finish.
Market price: ~$220,000.
Patek Philippe Nautilus Perpetual Calendar 5740/1G
Another Patek Nautilus in Jack Grealish watch collection is the white gold Patek Philippe Nautilus 5740/1G.
Introduced as the first grand complication in the Nautilus collection, it features a blue sunburst dial with gold-applied hour markers and luminescent coating.
Market price: ~$250,000.
Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5168G Khaki Green
Exemplifying contemporary sporty elegance, the men's white gold "Jumbo" Aquanaut (42.2 mm) showcases its youthful dynamism in a fresh khaki green design. This bold color palette conjures feelings of exploration and distant landscapes. The watch's rounded octagonal case and bezel seamlessly blend polished and satin finishes.
Market price: ~$98,000.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Ruben Dias
Ruben Dias Wears Patek Philippe Nautilus in Rose Gold 5711/1R
On Ruben Dias' wrist, you can spot the rose gold Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1R with a brown dial — the same timepiece Brooklyn Beckham has been seen wearing.
This jumbo Nautilus, crafted in solid rose gold, stands as one of the world's most coveted and visually stunning wristwatches. The allure of the 5711 is undeniable, especially in its radiant 18ct rose gold.
The dial, embossed in brown, gradually deepens in hue towards its luminous markers, creating a captivating effect.
Estimated market value: ~$188,000.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Kevin De Bruyne
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 26331ST
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Royal Oak chronographs, the brand revisits the two-tone dial design from 2008, introducing refined touches. This polished stainless steel variant showcases a black "Grande Tapisserie" dial, enhanced chronograph counters, a fresh typeset, transfers, and finishes. The luminescent coating is brighter, ensuring improved readability.
Market price: ~$48,000.
Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon 6000V/110A-B544
Kevin De Bruyne sports the Vacheron Constantin Overseas Tourbillon 6000V/110-B544. This travel-inspired steel watch showcases a 5.65mm movement, Maltese cross tourbillon cage, a 22K peripheral rotor, and over three days of power reserve. Its openworked caseback and versatile strap options—steel, leather, and rubber—allow for personalization.
Estimated value (June 2023): ~$120,000.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Phil Foden
Phil Foden Wears Rolex Sky-Dweller 326934
In the Manchester City parade in June 2023, Phil Foden was spotted wearing his stainless steel Rolex Sky-Dweller 326934 with a blue dial on a jubilee bracelet.
Market price: ~$25,000.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Bernardo Silva
Bernardo Silva Wears Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15500ST
Bernardo Silva wears the 41mm Audemars Piguet ROyal Oak 15500ST that features a black dial with Grande Tapisserie pattern, white gold applied hour-markers, and Royal Oak hands with luminescent coating. The dial further features wide indexes, a minute train printed on the external area, and a date window further away from the center.
Market price: ~$45,000.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Kyle Walker
Kyle Walker has good taste! What we can see on his wrist is the platinum Rolex Day-Date 228396TBR, which features an ice-blue dial, a diamond-encrusted bezel, and baguette-cut diamonds serving as hour markers.
Market price: ~$130,000.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - John Stones
John Stone Wears Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph 5968A
The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph 5968A is distinctively paired with an orange rubber strap. The watch features the signature Aquanaut's square pattern in dark grey, enhanced by orange touches on the second hand and sub-counter.
Market price: ~$140,000.
Watch Collection of the Manchester City Team 2023 - Ederson
Ederson wears Rolex Daytona Rainbow 116598RBOW in yellow gold
The watch features eight brilliant-cut diamonds as hour markers, with Arabic numerals at the 3, 6, and 9 o'clock positions. The Rolex crown acts as the 12 o'clock marker. This design is consistent with the white gold version, 116599RBOW.
Regarded as one of the most vibrant and playful modern watches, the Rolex Daytona Rainbow is available in three models: rose gold (116595RBOW), yellow gold (116598RBOW), and white gold (116599RBOW). The yellow and white gold Daytonas debuted in 2012, followed by the rose gold variant in 2018.
Currently, the watch's price ranges from $500,000 to $700,000 (or even higher) in the secondary market, varying by model. The rose gold version fetches the highest price.