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Pep Talk: “It’s a final and we want to win but we have the Champions League...”

Pep will struggle in deciding who plays.

Manchester City v Chelsea: Emirates FA Cup Semi Final Photo by Eddie Keogh - The FA/The FA via Getty Images

Pep Guardiola is back to a more usual press conference after the Super League debacle and touched in injuries, Phil Foden and the final-Champions League priority dilemma.

Let’s dive in-

“Both trained today,” (Aguero and De Bruyne)

“Today was his first training session in two weeks. Tomorrow is the last session and we will then decide.”

“We cannot deny the Champions League is close and the Premier League is not over and they are more important, but we want to win this competition,” he added.

“Tottenham’s commitment will be incredible and the quality of their players is extraordinary. It is a final and once you are there, every player wants to win it. And we are no exception.

“We deserve to be here. We had a tough competition, especially in the semi-final. We were there and every team wants to win finals.

“We will travel to London to play a good game and win the title.”

“He played more minutes and when you play more minutes you are a better player,” Guardiola said.

“He was a boy when I arrived, training every day with these guys and now he plays important minutes.

“He is stronger physically. He can get stronger.

“He plays more minutes, knows the game better and can play more positions.

“He is a better player but he can still be better.

“At the start of the season it is perfect to rotate the team and get people involved.

Pep would be wise to save Foden and KDB for UCL and the rest of the squad should be enough for a win Sunday.

I would love to see Aguero start, but with not so sharp fitness yet, I don’t think he will unfortunately.