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Guardiola is warned about a lost cause in Manchester City

Published:22/04/2020 - 14:58h

Updated:22/04/2020 - 14:58h

Pep Guardiola keeps leading Manchester City in the fight for the titles, but some experts have warned him that in his locker room there is a lost cause. Sylvain Distin, former 'citizen' player, has harshly criticized John Stones

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The season 2019-20 has not been easy for the Manchester City, that follows having the commitment of Pep Guardiola. In spite of the rumours that situated to the of Santpedor far of the Etihad Stadium, everything aims to that will fulfil, like minimum, the agreement that ties him until 2021, and in his last public interventions has recalcado that is decided to that his team continue improving and advancing in the fight by the titles.

In an intervention in the podcast 'The Beautiful Game', the ex player Sylvain Distin has warned to the Catalan that there is a stray cause in his changing room, and that by a lot of that empeñe, does not think that was in his hands resolve the doubts. The French has attacked with hardness to John Stones: "Without wanting to be missing him in this regard because it is a top trainer, but goes to do Guardiola of John Stones a better defence? No, I do not see it".

The one of Bagnolet, thinks that the English has qualities to be a star, but considers that it is missing him character to triumph: "it Can do him better player going out from backwards with the balloon in the feet, but do not think that pass that do him better defence. I am not sure of if has defensive strength. It is an incredible player with the balloon, trusted. Like a central modern is incredible, but has not reached his potential".

"Still it has to learn a lot and it has to be much more consistent. If I see him fitting in any team? I do not create it. Has all the attributes, but is missing him do a 'click'. It can be much better of what is now", has added. Although the 'sky blues' him ficharon in 2016, the one of Barnsley has had problems of adaptation and of injuries, and only has contested 81 parties of 142 possible in the Premier League.

To finish, the Frenchman, that formed part of the group 'citizen' between 2002 and 2007, has signalled that the fault of confidence of the míster notices in the changes in the eleven, in which often it rectifies to cover to the ex of the Everton. "If I see to the City putting a midfield player in the axis of the saga when has two or three head offices, this would hurt me. I do not know if has the confidence of the trainer or if there is something more, but something has to happen with him", has commented, doing reference to the meetings in which Rodri or Fernandinho have occupied this position.

The City goes back to look for head offices in the market

Although it has of several interesting options, the City will go back to look for head offices in the market of signings. The injuries of Aymeric Laporte and the low form of Nicolás Otamendi and the mentioned Stones have caused that, in spite of the explosion of the youngster Eric García, Guardiola put in a battle in which also econtrará with other big like the FC Barcelona or the Real Madrid, that also need reinforcements.

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