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Pep Aims Subtle Dig At Mourinho?

Pep Guardiola Aims Subtle Dig At Jose Mourinho?

By Kurt Buckerfield - Dec 15, 2017 08:28 AM @KurtLaduma

Following the recent Manchester derby drama, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola seems to have taken a subtle dig at his rival Jose Mourinho.

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The Citizens host Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday in the Premier League, a team that Guardiola reserved great praise for.

The Spaniard feels that Spurs and Chelsea are teams that always try and play football, something that Mourinho’s been criticised for not doing at the Red Devils, especially in big matches.

"Tottenham I think is, with Chelsea, the best team in wanting to play football," he said, according to the Mirror.  

"They don't expect the other ones to play, they want to make their own game, and it is another amazing test for us three days after playing Swansea.

"After, we have Leicester in the Carabao Cup. There is not too much time for recovery but we are ready to face Tottenham and keep that level that we showed in the last period."

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City are currently 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League, having won 16 of their 17 games so far this season.

Do you think Mourinho can still catch Guardiola in the title race this season? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Masha t Joined: 12 Nov 2014
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Masha t Dec 16, 2017 11:11 AM
Spurs,Arsenal nd Loserpool r the only teams that go toe to toe with City.Chelsea just like United hit them on counter
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lulikho Joined: 08 Aug 2013
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lulikho Dec 15, 2017 01:13 PM
Cowditor, please stop misleading public. Pep talked about Chelsea & Tottenham nothing more.
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Zugo48 Joined: 03 Sep 2016
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Zugo48 Dec 15, 2017 11:50 AM
Pep said nothing about Mourinho or his defensive Man U...Pep is praising Tottenham and Chelsea here and I think he should add Asernal too...Arsenal is the only team to have came gun out blazing with attack at City.
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selinah Joined: 03 Apr 2017
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selinah Dec 15, 2017 10:31 AM
You are right pep a big game on Saturday
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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal Dec 15, 2017 10:20 AM
Park the bus cowrihno
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smo Joined: 30 Dec 2014
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smo Dec 15, 2017 10:18 AM
Uyamsukela u pep wena ed..
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thobz09 Joined: 04 Apr 2014
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thobz09 Dec 15, 2017 09:49 AM
@thandoz what would yo Mou be responding to? This is not a jibe on Mou but a show of respect to Chelsea and Tottenham. Man city face teams that Park The Bus week-in and week-out in the league, so to play a team that will attack them also is a great challenge. Mou's man united is not the only team that played defensively against Pep's city
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thandoz Joined: 09 May 2012
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thandoz Dec 15, 2017 09:37 AM
When Jose respond u will label him arrogant u Man City 'new' fans
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Lekasi_pOi Joined: 26 Mar 2014
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Lekasi_pOi Dec 15, 2017 09:07 AM
City already have the upper hand on this one, it's up to them to lose it
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queenlathifa Dec 15, 2017 08:59 AM
Ja nhe

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