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Pep sends a message on ‘respect’


Pep Guardiloa insists that he intends to show total respect for the Premier League by taking every game very seriously despite having won the title by a country mile.

That will start at the London Stadium this weekend when the runaway winners arrive in the east end for a game which David Moyes insists is as difficult as it gets.

Guardiola was responding to suggestions that goalkeeper Ederson could be allowed to take a spot kick during a penalty shoot out when City supporters chanted for him to do so .

Guardiola gave that idea very short shrift indeed stressing the huge importance of showing respect to the opposition.

He said:  “That is not going to happen because he is a goalkeeper. Respect for the opponents, respect for the competition. One situation is a shootout, maybe he can do that but not in a game.”

 

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2 comments on “Pep sends a message on ‘respect’

  1. No no that’s ok Mr Pep don’t feel you have to take it seriously on our behalf. We don’t mind your goalie taking the pens. Let him take the corners & FKs too. He can play up front in his jersey for all we care. You lads have had a hard season so you just take it easy & treat it like a Sunday afternoon kick about. We ain’t proud 😀😀😀

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