The premier League champions are going to face Southampton on the 10th day of the premier league campaign.
The citizen have drawn both game versus Southampton in last campaign with laporte goal came as a rescue in a 1-1 draw at the Saint’s mart stadium.
Pep Guardiola gave team news with walker being out for some weeks after Tuesday surgery. John Stones and kalvin philips are the one also out.
Guardiola on why his team has been struggling versus Southampton
“We struggle every season to try to control. We’re ready to do a good game. I expect a brave team, so aggressive. So well organised. They have a culture I like a lot but we have to maintain this momentum and create good rhythm…”
Pep on the Manchester city plans for erling halland and other players not at the world cup “One or two weeks holidays and afterwards we start again with the players who are here…”
Pep Guardiola pleased Halland on have much instincts of the goal.
“He has incredible instinct, an incredible sense as a striker, he goes one second before the ball arrives. These types of player, how can a manager teach him – it is impossible. He is a natural…”
“After the Community Shield, people had a lot of doubts. But let’s just look at tomorrow and he needs to focus on that. Then at the end of the season, he can look at the goals [he has scored]…”
“All of the questions about Erling Haaland, but the guys at ManCity accept it perfectly. Kevin DeBruyne is an exceptional person and he is happy to have Erling here and it goes for all the players here…” [
Pep Guardiola on Erling Haaland and Lionel Messi comparisons
“Nothing is comparable with Leo Messi. How many new Messi’s is there, 10 or 15 – but they all fail…”.
Manchester city will hope to continue their winning momentum against Southampton on Saturday 16h00 CAT at Eithad Stadium