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How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

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Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will lock horns once again this Sunday and resume a rivalry which has blossomed into one of the greatest of the Premier League era. The Reds welcome the defending Premier League champions to Anfield in the later kick-off, knowing a win will extend their lead at the top of table and, depending on results, could force City down into fourth. Getty Images - Getty Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp have cemented their reputations as two of the best mangers in the world One of the biggest tasks for Klopp will be composing his players should they win, knowing full well defeat last season at the Etihad practically kick-started City’s incredible title surge. But experience is in his favour in this situation, with the German having l
Manchester City: The stat that proves how crucial Fernandinho is to Pep Guardiola’s side

Manchester City: The stat that proves how crucial Fernandinho is to Pep Guardiola’s side

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Indispensable The Brazilian has become one of the most crucial members of City's squad in recent years Fernandinho is like a fine wine – he seems to be getting better with age. The Brazilian has become an indispensable member of Manchester City’s team in recent years and that again proved true this campaign due to his selection in the PFA Team of the Year. Fernandinho has become a crucial member of City’s side – and the stats prove it The 33-year-old has been with the Etihad club for six years, accumulating almost 200 league appearances for the Citizens. But his last two seasons have arguably been his best yet – and our stats from Opta prove why. This season, City gain an average of 2.7 points every match they play with Fernandinho – winning
Manchester City 9-0 Burton Albion: Pep Guardiola’s ruthless side thrash League One opponents in Carabao Cup semi-final first leg

Manchester City 9-0 Burton Albion: Pep Guardiola’s ruthless side thrash League One opponents in Carabao Cup semi-final first leg

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CLOUD NINE Gabriel Jesus led the way scoring four as a strong City side showed no mercy at the Etihad Stadium Gabriel Jesus scored four as Manchester City thrashed League One Burton in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final. It took City just five minutes to get their first, through Kevin De Bruyne, and it was one way traffic all evening. Oleksandr Zinchenko, Phil Foden, Kyle Walker and Riyad Mahrez were also on the scoresheet at the Etihad as they all but secured their place in the final. Manchester City hit nine past Burton Albion Manager Pep Guardiola recalled David Silva and Leroy Sane while the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez remained in the line-up following Sunday’s 7-0 FA Cup thrashing of Rotherham. However oppo...