Guardiola announces the end of Diach and Stones Walker’s season with Manchester City

LONDON: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed the end of the season in course for the injured trio Robin Deache, John Stones and Kyle Walker with the team, while expressing his feeling that “all in this country “want to win Liverpool. Manchester City was in lead the English Premier League after a 5-0 victory over Newcastle United, host on Sunday in the 35th stage of the competition, moving 3 points away from his closest rivals, Liverpool, before the two teams played the last three games of the tournament. Manchester City took advantage of Liverpool’s stumbling block, falling into the trap of a 1-1 draw with their host, Tottenham Hotspur, on Saturday in the same phase, to bring the celestial team close to retaining the title they had crowned last year. season. Diash was forced to leave the match stadium during the halftime break due to a muscle problem to join the injury list, which includes Stones Walker, who missed the match at the (Al Ittihad) stadium. , due to thigh and ankle injuries respectively. Guardiola’s statement after the game was quoted by British news agency BA Media, where he said: “Robben, Kyle and John will be absent until the end of the season. Maybe they will be ready in the next preparatory season.” Speaking with beIN Sports, Guardiola said: “A week ago we were at the top (but) all of us in this country support Liverpool from media and by everyone. “” Liverpool, of course, have an incredible history, in Europe and in competitions “, added Guardiola. But not in Premier League, where he won a title in 30 years. But that’s not a problem at all. The situation is as it is. “Manchester City have forgotten their continental sorrows, following the painful exit from the Champions League semi-finals last Wednesday, after losing 5-6 to Real Madrid in the total of the first and second games. for failing once again to realize his dream of crowning the prestigious title for the first time in his history. Raheem Sterling scored two goals, while Rodri, Aymeric Laporte and Phil Foden scored the remaining five goals against Newcastle. ” I am very happy, “said Guardiola, whose team is preparing to travel to Wolverhampton next Wednesday. It was a perfect match.” who we are as a team, “said the Manchester City manager.” What we have done today we have done for the past five years, playing every three days. We are trying to get three more points, there are three games left, a championship that we are trying to win now. “” We have big problems in the back line because we only have three defenders for these three games, but we will try to do it, “confirmed Guardiola. The Spanish coach underlined: “Wednesday’s Wolverhampton match will be our last game, if we manage to win maybe we can reach the last game of the championship while we keep the title and celebrate it with our fans at our stadium. “. Guardiola concluded his remarks by saying:” Still, of course, anything can happen in football. If it happened in 56 seconds three days ago, it could repeat itself in the three remaining games for us in championship”. (Dpa)