Barcelona are a “machine” who are probably going to overwhelm ownership against Manchester City on Wednesday, says the Premier League club’s administrator Pep Guardiola. Man City manager says Barcelona!!
The Spaniard won the European Cup both as a player and a mentor (twice) with the La Liga side.
He does a reversal to the Nou Camp in the Champions League one week from now knowing the undertaking confronting his City side is monstrous.
“Barcelona are uncommon in the way they play. They’re a machine,” he said.
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With previous Barcelona authorities Ferran Soriano and Txiki Begiristain as CEO and executive of football individually, and Guardiola as administrator, there is clear impact from the Catalan monsters at City.
Be that as it may, Guardiola knows it will require investment to accomplish the character Barcelona have produced over the past a large portion of a century.
“For the most recent decade, the most recent 50 years, Barcelona overwhelm football matches. I adore the way they play,” he included.
“They have three astounding players – Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar – in advance. They are astonishing on the counter-assault. They have a decent develop. They are a decent group.”
Guardiola acknowledges City may have a certainty issue confronting Barca, given Saturday’s 1-1 attract against Everton the Premier League implies they have gone three amusements without a win.
Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero both had punishments spared by Everton goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg, which means Aguero has fizzled five times from the spot so far this season, including two for Argentina.
Guardiola says he doesn’t have an issue with that, and Everton chief Ronald Koeman, who played with him in Barcelona’s European Cup last accomplishment over Sampdoria at Wembley in 1992, feels City have nothing to stress over by any stretch of the imagination.
He said: “They are the best group I have played against in my administrative profession.
“On the off chance that you look to the football, to the hostile style, the development, the nature of the players in midfield and in front, then they are the best group in the Premier League.
“Perhaps we didn’t merit a point on shots however football is erratic and our goalkeeper possibly played his best diversion ever.”