MANCHESTER CITY have been accused of sexism after sending out adverts looking for social media influencers to promote the atmosphere at the Etihad.

The Premier League champions used the app Tribe to promote the call for influencers, where they describe their three opposing Champions League clubs as "three relatively unknown teams".

The description says: "Man City Champions League Campaign.

"Submit posts conveying the atmosphere at football match."

This might seem particularly unusual, especially for a club in the Champions League, that has a hardcore of supporters that promote the club anyway.

But some tweeters were annoyed at the next part of the post, claiming the position advert is sexist.

It reads: "Influencer requirements: Males 18-55yrs.

"Instagram, Facebook."

The description goes on: "Mancunians and/or Man City fans desirable.

"We want content that showcases the electrifying atmopshere that only Champions league live football matches can deliver.

"The content should be fan-centric which has an element of FOMO at its core.

"Content needs to be high energy and compelling with attendance to the live event an essential focus."

Blogger Beth Worrall tweeted: "Imagine needing influencers to promote the 'atmosphere' at your football club.

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