“I Didn’t Want Him Breaking Messi’s FA Cup Record” – Guardiola on Haaland


Manchester City v Burnley: Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final
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Blues Boss Pokes Enjoyable At Social Media Customers

Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola has poked a little bit enjoyable at some ‘supporters’ and journalists on social media by claiming he withdrew Erling Haaland to guard Lionel Messi’s FA Cup file.

The Norwegian begin hit 5 towards RB Leipzig on Tuesday night earlier than being withdrawn, prompting some on social media to make some outrageous accusations about Guardola’s motives. The claims centred round Guardiola wanting to guard Messi’s file of 5 targets in a single Champions League match and subsequently introduced Haaland off to forestall him from breaking it.

And, in his post-match interview after the blues had hammered Burnley 6-0, Guardiola claimed he took Haaland off so he didn’t break Messi’s FA Cup file. “I didn’t want him to break the record for Messi in the FA Cup,” Guardiola stated with a wry smile. “I try to punish my players. It is my intention”

Metropolis followers have lengthy suspected the Catalan boss is a secret Twitter person, and their theories could have been backed up by the boss’s newest remark. It’s not the primary time Guardiola has had a quip at followers who appear to assume they know methods to handle the membership higher.

Following Metropolis’s 1-0 win at Chelsea in January, Guardiola made reference to the supporters desirous to see Foden play and was the explanation why the England midfielder began the match. Foden was changed after 60 minutes by Jack Grealish and Riyad Mahrez scored the winner three minutes later to safe the three factors, sarcastically from a Grealish help.

Is Pep a secret Twitter person?

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