Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has recently branded Liverpool as the team that is capable of stopping his team’s title charge.
Speaking to CBS sports Golazo, Man City boss Guardiola called Liverpool a constant “pain in the ass”.
Man City currently lead Liverpool by 9 points with a game in hand, but for Pep Guardiola the race is not over yet.
Pep Guardiola calls Liverpool a “pain in the ass”
When asked by Peter Schmeichel about which team could beat Manchester City, Pep Guardiola said,
Liverpool are six points behind us. Liverpool were our biggest rivals in the last seasons. They are always there. They are a pain in the ass all of the time. Liverpool are a fantastic team in Europe.
With a full-strength team, Liverpool are now ready to not only challenge in the Champions League but also in the premier league. Despite falling behind Manchester City, Liverpool are still pushing the league leaders.
Liverpool are still on the hunt for all major trophies, however will need to really up their game in the premier league.
Liverpool doesn’t face Manchester City till April, but the fact that Pep Guardiola is talking about the club in the press says that they have been on his mind for some time.
The reds and Manchester City have been bitter rivals in recent times and this rivalry is only getting better. Each match is filled with passion, just like the 2-2 draw earlier in the season.
Liverpool have their full squad back now and with the signing of Luis Diaz are looking even better! They now travel to Milan to face Inter in the champions league in a bid to qualify for the next round of the Champions League.
Meanwhile, Man City have already played their 1st leg and have a 5-goal advantage over Sporting to qualify in the next round of Champions League.
Liverpool will be eager to follow the same path and secure a place in the quarterfinals of UCL this season.