Guardiola has insisted that his side must win every game

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Mo Chaib

Pep Guardiola during a game
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The Citizens will look to continue to close the gap on Arsenal when they host Wolverhampton at the Etihad Stadium. Guardiola’s side currently sit in second place, one point behind Arsenal, with Manchester City having a game in hand.

Asked whether City’s greater experience in title races will benefit his team, Guardiola said at his pre-match press conference: “I would love [that], but I don’t know, I don’t have an answer to this question. I would love to say yes but we have to prove it tomorrow against Wolves and in the next games.

“We know that we have to win all 12 points, otherwise it will be difficult because Arsenal are so strong. It depends on us. One at a time and we try to win the games.

“It’s no more complicated. I would like to say what we have done in the past is going to happen again this season but nobody knows it.”

Guardiola did not miss the opportunity to talk about the role of Manchester City’s academy in producing and developing talent, such as Morgan and Cole Palmer.

“Of course for the academy, players see players who were in the academy making a huge target. Look how many players come from the academy in all around the world. Morgan at Aston Villa was here and many players. The last five, six, seven years was unbelievable. Not all players can play here, it’s a question of space. [We] help them to be better players, human beings. All of them are professionals.”


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