Pep on Sterling confidence

Pep Guardiola on why Raheem Sterling didn't take a penalty: "It's a question of feeling. Maybe he didn't have the feeling or confidence. Maybe next time if he's confident he will take it."

Pep on Claudio Bravo

Pep Guardiola on Claudio Bravo: "I was very impressed. He built up, he's calm and he won the game for us. He help us a lot, I am incredibly happy for him. Incredible second keeper for us."

Pep on Rodri

Pep Guardiola on Rodri: "Maybe the highest test for him, facing the Champions of Europe and how they press. I thought he was excellent, fighting offensively and defensively with the guys. Incredible game."

Pep on Sane injury

Pep Guardiola on Leroy Sane: "First impression was not good, but it's not bad. I spoke to the doctors but I don't know. We will wait but I think he will be ok." Pep Guardiola on Leroy Sane: "He came off because he was injured, it was scary. I was concerned about his injury. You... Continue Reading →

Pep on win

Pep Guardiola: "Really good first half, but int he second half we couldn't control the second half. The long balls, second balls you have to control. The pitch was not in good condition and Nico and Jesus play a lot of minutes after two days of training." Pep Guardiola: "But it was an entertaining game,... Continue Reading →

Bayern closing on Sane

Bayern Munich have edged closer to completing the signing of Leroy Sané after reportedly agreeing to a staggering £16.5million-a-year deal with the player. City would expect to recoup upwards of £135m for Sane, who they bought for £37m three years ago.   [@MailSport]

City furious with Bayern

Leroy Sane faces the prospect of losing £11m in wages if he continues with his refusal to sign a new contract with Manchester City. City are offering Sane £170,000-a-week to stay at the Etihad until 2023. [via @MullockSMirror] Manchester City will not allow a club that has been critical of their Abu Dhabi-based ownership to dictate... Continue Reading →

Pep on team priorities

Pep Guardiola: "The Champions League is an important tournament, difficult to win. But I don’t want to go to the casino and gamble everything I have in my pocket for seven games [knockout stages]. I don’t want it." Pep Guardiola: "Am I going to wait until February to play seven games with everything on the... Continue Reading →

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