Pep Guardiola has begun final preparations to host his leaders Manchester City Brighton at the Etihad tomorrow evening and provided updates on three key members of the first team.
City will play tomorrow’s Premier League match after losing 3-2 to their rising rivals Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-final, as Jurgen Klopp’s team continues to search for a historic treble, where City will continue to play. A major role in preventing them from achieving such a feat.
That key role in Liverpool’s fortunes comes under the microscope again tomorrow as City look to maintain their slim lead by one point at the top of the league on condition of how Liverpool face arch-rivals Manchester United later today at Anfield, but they will have to. A clash with the seagulls without right-back Kyle Walker.
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Pep Guardiola said Kyle Walker will not be ready to play against Brighton but they will make a late decision on Kevin De Bruyne and Robin Dias. pic.twitter.com/2jlgOuk4HD
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The veteran England international full-back will not be ready to return to first-team duties by tomorrow, but his absence will likely not be decisive given Joao Cancelo’s form this season, but questions remain surrounding overall creator Kevin De Bruyne. In addition to central defender Ruben Dias, the duo’s participation will be decided tomorrow, according to the Spanish school principal.
Guardiola remains shy amid Man City’s links with Erling Haaland
The Man City boss has given less information regarding recent reports linking the club to an imminent move by Borussia Dortmund and Norwegian star Erling Haaland, such as Guardiola has remained shy about it.
Like Reported by the Daily Mail yesterdayCity is rumored to have agreed to personal terms with the 21-year-old goal-scoring machine that will see the Leeds-born striker earn £500,000 a week, making him the highest-paid player in the Premier League.
If Haaland seals the move to City, he will follow in the footsteps of his father, former Norway international Alf Inge Haaland who spent eight seasons in the Premier League (ten seasons in England overall) during spells at City as well as at Nottingham Forest, and Leeds United.
Although Guardiola was dismissive when given the opportunity to open up about any potential deal that could be finalized soon, the club has long been associated with interest in Schwarzgelben . die Hitman, who scored an astonishing 82 goals in 85 joint matches in two and a half seasons in the Bundesliga with the German giants, which includes 58 goals in just 63 league games.
Although some Dortmund fans claim that Haaland could end up as a bigger failure than signing Jack Grealish in the summerHis acquisition will be a potential game-changing factor if he settles down on life in the blue half of Manchester.
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