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Pep speaks prior to massive league game v Leicester

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Ahead of today’s huge game versus Leicester City, Pep Guardiola had a lot to say. Including the statement that this is his toughest league as a manager. Guardiola did not hold much back as he usually is candid.

Here are his words in full:

“it is the toughest league I’ve ever played as a manager,” he stated. “There are no doubts.

”That’s why being there is incredible. Only one will take the prize.

”You have to give credit to how huge our rival is. In my career as a manager, we have played against incredible sides. One is Luis Enrique’s Barcelona with Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar, and the other is Liverpool.

”They are the best two sides I’ve played as a manager. Last season was incredible but this season, we are up against an incredible team.

”They’re physical and have improved their positional game, and defensively, they concede few goals. That’s why I’m so delighted.”

With two matches to go and with Liverpool showing no slow down, City have to take matter in to his own hands. Two wins and they will be Champions. Pep Guardiola sure does seem to have his team humming strong entering the most crucial part of the season.