The Manchester City manager talked about the duel with Olympique Lyonnais for a place in the semi-finals.
Pep Guardiola know that your Manchester City is everyone’s favorite after eliminating Real Madrid. And that is why it is necessary to remove that pressure from their players with phrases that, although they sound like a drawer, are usually effective for that objective.
“The Champions League is a competition unlike any other. Everything can happen. And even more so now that these are unique matches, “said the Spanish coach at a press conference prior to the duel with Olympique de Lyon for the quarterfinals of the European tournament.
Guardiola also referred to his French rival, who has just left Juventus on the road. “They are organized, fast and deadly. Each tie must be faced as a final. Before thinking about them, we must look at ourselves and know what we have. I think we are prepared for the challenge ”, he pointed out.
There was a space to ask about the growth that the club has had in the last four years, in the time that he has tried to strengthen a project that continues to have as its main objective to raise the orejona.
“With the passage of each year we have grown. And I don’t mean just the results, but the internal work. The titles we have won in this time have helped us to level up. I have to say that the organization has grown and that is very important. This type of competition helps a lot to be at the level of others that have more history ”.
As for Sergio Agüero, who is losing the competition due to injury, Pep spoke of the Argentine’s recovery process. “It is in Barcelona. In case he can be with us, he will come and the test will be carried out to share. Of course, first we have to move forward ”.
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