City will still go for win in second leg next WednesdayDortmund’s Terzic: ‘It’s half-time and the tie is open’Pep Guardiola was a mixture of relief and cautious optimism after Phil Foden’s 90th-minute goal secured Manchester City a 2-1 first-leg win in their Champions League quarter-final against Borussia Dortmund at the Etihad Stadiumon Wednesday night.
Guardiola used his side's big lead at the top to rest his star men. Ruben Dias, Rodri, Riyad Mahrez and Kevin De Bruyne were not required, with Ilkay Gundogan and Phil Foden only called from the bench.
Pep Guardiola has pointed to his side's 'lack of aggression' for their defeat to 10-man Leeds United. Guardiola claims his City failed to 'create' chances but credited Leeds for a 'fantastic' performance.
Guardiola: ‘Maybe City can spend £100m on a player one day’Manchester City play Borussia Dortmund in Champions LeaguePep Guardiola has praised Erling Haaland with Manchester City’s manager saying it does not take an expert to appreciate how impressive the Borussia Dortmund striker is.
Champions-elect have been an unstoppable force since losing to Leicester last September
The Norwegian forward has been linked with a move to the Etihad to replace the outgoing Sergio Aguero
Pep Guardiola said Manchester City will find it ‘impossible’ to replace record goalscorer Sergio Aguero because of the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Aguero, who has scored 257 goals in 384 appearances since signing from Atletico Madrid in 2011, is set to leave the Etihad at the end of the season. ‘All the clubs are stuggling financially,’ Guardiola said. ‘We are not an exception.’Guardiola claims there is ‘big chance’ he will not sign striker to replace AgüeroGuardiola hails...
Manchester City record goalscorer free agent in the summer‘The best for him is the best for us,’ says managerPep Guardiola will be “delighted” even if Sergio Agüero signs for a Premier League rival when Manchester City’s record goalscorer departs in the summer.
The Leeds United boss classed City as 'magical' earlier this week and maintained Guardiola's element of tactical surprise sets him apart from the rest.
Pep Guardiola hailed the work ethic of his Manchester City stars as they went within four victories of another Premier League title at Leicester City.
Club’s record goalscorer will leave at the end of the season when his contract expires
Never one to shy away from the transfer market, Manchester City are set to plunge in once more at the end of the season and two targets have shot straight to the top of the priority list this summer.