After our rejected formal application to move the kick-off, Pep Guardiola doesn’t seem too upset to see Liverpool being handed the 12:30 game against Newcastle United.
Speaking in his pre-Leeds United press conference, the 51-year-old said: “You play at 12:30? Sorry Liverpool. Of course I understand, but what can I say? We’re not going to solve the problem.
“Sir Alex was the most important icon in the history of English football and he was complaining when he was a teenager!”
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At this stage of the season and with just one point separating the two sides, perhaps you can understand the Manchester City boss revelling in a bit of misfortune for ourselves.
To be so outward as to say it in a press conference is a different matter though and it does seem a little lacking of class from the Spanish manager.
Let’s hope we can still manage to get a big three points against Eddie Howe’s side and put the pressure on the current league leaders, in their game against Leeds United.
You can view the comments by Guardiola via @City_Xtra on Twitter:
Pep Guardiola: “You play at 12:30? Sorry Liverpool. Of course I understand, but what can I say? We're not going to solve the problem. Sir Alex was the most important icon in the history of English football and he was complaining when he was a teenager!" [via @DExpress_Sport]
— City Xtra (@City_Xtra) April 29, 2022
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