Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola says Saturday was the best performance from his side since he has been at the club but said Tuesdays UEFA Champions League against Napoli is a whole different type of clash “Saturday was the best performance in terms of tempo but tomorrow is a new game different competition”.
When asked will he keep the same style and team as Saturday the former FC Barcelona manager responded, “I have to change my style for the game against Napoli they are a very good team all Sari teams are”.
Guardiola was full of praise for his Italian opponents as he said, “They do many things and do them perfectly” before he went on to praise the front three of Insigne, Callejon and Belgian international Dries Mertens “They are all very quick good players especially Jose Callejon who makes the runs in behind your defence”.
With Kevin De Bruyne having an outstanding season so Pep was asked did he think he was world class before he swiftly responded “If De Bruyne wants to be the best he needs to wins titles but he is of course one of the best “.
Sergio Aguero could feature for the first time in tomorrow’s clash after coming back from injury following a car accident in Amsterdam “He had an amazing training session yesterday (Sunday)”
Raheem Sterling also joined the City manager in answering questions to the media and the former Liverpool winger said, “I’m learning and loving the game at the minute there have been massive question marks against me and I am glad I’m proving people wrong”.
The English winger had the best goal ratio in the Premier League this season and when asked just how close he was to leaving Manchester City for Arsenal in the summer he added “I was never worried about leaving and I didn’t even think about it I’m playing under a great manager and a great team”.