Benitez on game plan against City

Rafa Benitez on Newcastle's game plan: "It makes no sense to have a go and lose 6-1 or 9-0. You cannot do that, it is bad for the confidence of players. City have everything. If we realise that and try to use our strengths to counter attack, then we have a chance."

KDB on his recovery

KDB: “Saturday was the first time I felt really fresh and much sharper. The other games I played recently were alright, but I felt I had an extra gear for the first time this season. Obviously, I’m playing more and more and I starting to get into a rhythm so I’m really happy”

Pep on playing Fernandinho

Pep Guardiola: "I played Fernandinho against Burnley because I didn’t know how they would line up, but he also needs games for rhythm, he did well for 70 minutes and he feels really good at the moment."

PEP on title race

PEP on title race: ''All the teams want to fight for the title. We have the pressure and feel the pressure but we have to handle it. I think there are 14 games left. There are many points left to win. We can’t think too much about that and think what we have to do.''

PEP on Newcastle style

PEP on Newcastle style: ''Newcastle play similar to Burnley. Of course, every team is completely different. The past two seasons, it has always been tough, and I imagine that will happen tomorrow. They defend very well, but I have a feeling we can attack better.''

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