Guardiola: "Winning the Champions is the next step for Manchester City"
Published:30/09/2019 - 16:53h
Updated:30/09/2019 - 16:53h
Pep Guardiola talked again about the future of Manchester City, and claimed that the Champions is one of its main goals. The catalan confirmed that his team works for this, but he does not put more pressure
After a very intense week in the big European leagues, the Champions goes back again to the calendar, for the dispute of the second day of the phase of groups. The big favourites to the title follow advancing in search of a good position of face to the eliminatory, and in the press conferences do not are missing the questions on the possibilities to conquer the 'orejona'.
This delicate question has had to it face again Pep Guardiola, that does not reign in the old continent since it did it for the last time in 2011, with the FC Barcelona. After going through the Bayern of Munich and remain in white in this trophy, the one of Santpedor answered on the Manchester City: "Win the Champions is the following step of this team. It is clear. But sometimes it can not win, or does not go out".
"I said it always, the Barcelona, that is my club, did not win it until 1992. And it is a club that was born a lot before, but in this competition the things go like this. They influence a lot of things. We here go it to try as always, but if it does not go out, as that go him to do. It does not go to change my life", commented in the previous of his duel against the Dinamo of Zagreb, signalling that it is an aim prioritario, but that does not be necessary to put more pressure of the necessary.
"I spoke with Khaldoon and with Txiki Begiristain before arriving to Manchester and never said me that it had to win the Champions, but it did to evolve to the City, that played well and see until where could arrive", explained, and act followed did a call to the fans 'citizen': "we Know that the fans of the Manchester City prefer to win the third Premier League that the Champions. It is a fact, but is what there is".
"The only that we can do to convince them is to play each better day and that them apetezca come to see us, reason this team is fantastic. Without the heat of ours goes to be impossible. I do not understand why they do not motivate so much in Champions. Perhaps because previous generations never contested it unlike the United or the Liverpool. These footballers have deserved that they support them", sentenced.
Guardiola No fía of the Dinamo of Zagreb
In his appearance in front of the media, Guardiola also warned to his on the potential of the Dinamo of Zagreb, and elogió to Dani Elm, one of his young stars: "Dani Elm was in the academy of the Barça does time, what means that it has to have something special. Of course it has a special talent. Had the prowess to go to Croatia when it was young, and gladden me by him and the result that is obtaining".