“They are masters’ – Pep Guardiola admits where Man City cannot match Liverpool.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has claimed how his team are not at the same level as Liverpool in one key department.
The Reds alongside City, Chelsea, are all in contentions for the Premier League title this season as we approach the halfway point of the campaign.
“We cannot attack quicker. We are not Liverpool. They are masters at that, we are not,” Guardiola to Manchester Evening News .
“We don’t know what we have to do with that. We know we have to drive, to drive, to drive and to play with the ball.
Despite going six points clear of Liverpool at the top of the table, following a 6-3 triumph over Leicester City. Guardiola has claimed that his side are not as good as the Reds in one area of their game.
9Liverpool handed major Africa Cup of Nations boost as request accepted
Liverpool have been given the green light to delay the release of their key players such as; Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Naby Keita for the Africa Cup of Nations.
The trio had been in danger of missing most of the festive period due to FIFA rules stating they were compelled to link up on Monday with their national team squads ahead of the tournament, which begins on January 9 in Cameroon.
However, it has emerged a request from domestic leagues was accepted by the Confederation of African Football that means clubs can now keep their players until January 3.
Salah, Mane, and Keita will now be able to feature in Tuesday’s Premier League visit to Leicester City and the trip to fellow title challengers Chelsea on Sunday, January 2.
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