Pep Guardiola picks out three Arsenal players for praise ahead of Premier Keague clash
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has opened up on Arsenal ahead of the clubs meeting this weekend.
Guardiola may have seen his side struggle at the beginning of the season, but they are in formidable form over the past few months and they are now clear favourites to go on and win that Premier League title.
Guardiola’s team know that another win this weekend will mean that they are one step closer to that League title at the end of the season, but even though his side are favourites to brush aside an inconsistent Gunners side, the Spaniard is full of respect for Arsenal.
He claimed that Arsenal will have a fine game against his side with the quality of their build-up play, and He then singled out Emile Smith Rowe, Bukayo Saka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as danger men for the Gunners: “We will have an incredible performance [from Arsenal],” Guardiola told reporters on Friday as quoted by Express Sports.
“They have an exceptional build-up, they move with many, many sense, all the movements they have for the build-up to the final third.
“The quality for incredible energy, for Smith [Rowe], Saka and Aubameyang, especially with his runs in behind, and all the players that they have in the middle.
“In the early future they will be real contenders to fight for the titles.”
Look, If Arsenal can stop City from playing and creating chances, then they have a very good chance of picking up a decent result against the pending Champions.
But this will be a tough game to watch form Arsenal fans as City are looking Leagues above the quality of the Gunners, but Guardiola knows the danger of Arteta’s side and will know they have the players to cause trouble.
This will be a good game to watch, as a neutral