Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola coy on new contract talks

Adjust Comment Print

"Sometimes in Barcelona, I remember when we played on Monday, a long time ago, always it was not good".

Guardiola has dismissed reports that his agent was in Manchester during the week to discuss contracts.

However, Guardiola had won every other match he had faced on a Monday as a coach before this season, including a 5-0 El Clasico victory over Real Madrid in 2010, when he was in charge at Barcelona.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been fined £20,000 and warned about his future conduct by the Football Association for wearing a yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned pro-independence Catalan politicians.

Thrown away: AP source: Browns trade QB Kizer to Packers
The former Notre Dame quarterback started 15 games as a rookie with the Browns, but he apparently has been identified by new G.M. John Dorsey as a player who needed to go - possibly due in part to the 28 turnovers he generated a year ago .

However, Guardiola, who won the Champions League twice in a glorious four-year spell at Barcelona, believes the experience of the two Spanish giants in Europe's premier club competition gives them an upper hand.

Catalonia-born Guardiola has not apologised but said he will stop wearing the ribbon during games in order to observe - rather than respect - the rules. "The distance [we are ahead] is not normal in the beginning of March; it's nearly done but we are not the champions", he said.

"But we are not the champions".

'What happens in the (Champions League) quarter-finals depends on our level in the Premier League. We have to get the points as soon as possible, knowing that we have the opportunity.

Torrey Smith Reportedly Traded to Panthers for Daryl Worley
He's also still on his rookie contract, so the Eagles are getting someone with a good deal of experience for a bargain price. According to multiple reports, the Eagles have agreed to trade Smith to the Carolina Panthers for cornerback Daryl Worley .

"I know everyone wants to anticipate the situations, when we will win the title".

"Maybe it was because we had less pressure, that we had nothing to lose", suggested Elyounoussi.

City sources stress that they have been advised to limit the away end to 2,800 - just as their safety advisory group recommended for the Champions League tie against Feyenoord in November.

Guardiola's side visit struggling Stoke City on Monday as they seek to mount an immediate response to Wednesday's surprise, albeit inconsequential, Champions League loss to Basel. City thrashed the Potters 7-2 when they met earlier in the campaign but Guardiola is not thrilled about the prospect of a trip to the bet365 Stadium on a Monday night.

Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs have Japan in a bind
Nigh: We've had a lot of concerns about the access USA dairy farmers and poultry producers have in Canada. Total trade between the countries reached $636 billion a year ago , according to U.S. government data.

"You have to speak with the journalist about if my agent is here or not, they know this information, the journalist has more information than me".

Comments