Guardiola points to the Champions League and will not give his players rest

Guardiola points to the Champions League and will not give his players rest

The Manchester City coach will play all his footballers in the last two games of the Premier and in the following two weeks he will train thoroughly for the rematch against Real Madrid.

Pep Guardiola will not give rest to Manchester City between the end of the season the Premier League and his rematch of the last 16 of the Champions League with Real Madrid, scheduled for August 7.

After having resigned himself to close as Liverpool’s escort in the English league and to be eliminated in the FA Cup semifinals, the Citizens will try to capture their second trophy of the season after the one achieved in the EFL Cup.

The Catalan coach was critical of the performance of his players during the first 45 minutes of the game lost to Arsenal on Saturday and that is why he sets an intensive schedule during the span of two games that remain in the Premier and the preparatory weeks to the clash with the Spanish champion by the UCL.

“No, no, no. We will have two days after the game against Watford, but then we will have two weeks of training sessions,” Pep said in the pre-match on Tuesday as a visitor, for the 37th date of the local league. .

“In these two games (against Norwich City it will be the rest of the 38th matchday) we are going to make some changes. Some who played the semifinal are not going to play. We are going to play the next two games. I will try to let them all play. We will see what It happens, “added the former Barcelona.

Likewise, Guardiola was hopeful for what is coming despite recent adverse results. “I am excited for these two weeks ahead, preparing for the match against Madrid and for the next season. The moment I lose this emotion, the fire that I still have within me to pursue victories and defeats, will be a problem, “he said.

“It is a challenge for me, I have never been five years in a club and it is also a challenge to prove myself next season. Can I maintain the level that we had in the previous seasons? In a world where everyone fires everyone, stay at work for a long time it is very difficult, “he said.

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