Manchester City Champions League - 6 December 2017

Guardiola faces major injury worries ahead of UCL clash

"That's impossible for English teams, because the competition is very strong until the end".

Who will come out on top in the battle of the managers Paulo Fonseca or Josep Guardiola?

The wait is finally over as the big boys are back in action as the Champions League gets back underway for the 2017/18 season. "But if we don't win or have a good performance, it will be a failure".

This will mark the first competitive clash between Feyenoord and Manchester City. Guardiola has also said Napoli are one of the three best sides in Europe in terms of style while the long trip to face Shakhtar Donetsk in Kharkiv in December could be tricky.

"There were a lot of Holland players in my (Barcelona) team".

Mourinho watched his side cruise to a 3-0 win over Basel at Old Trafford in their Group A opener on Tuesday, though he was not impressed with United's performance, criticising them for not doing a thorough and professional job.

"I am so happy with what the club have done", he said.

Pep Guardiola was coy when asked about the big Ivorian yesterday, saying, "I spoke to him".

The City goalkeeper left the field on a stretcher at the weekend after being caught in the face by a high boot from Sadio Mane, a challenge that saw the Liverpool forward sent off. It is now clear he was not injured. He was frozen out by Guardiola at the start of last season, sparking a row with his outspoken agent Dimitri Seluk, before returning to play an influential role in the second half of the campaign. The 6-6 away goals defeat to Monaco in the Last 16 prompted a summer spending spree to tighten the defence as the Citizens hunt European glory. The Feyenoord vs Manchester City game time is at 19:45 CET/BST, 14:45 ET which takes venue at De Kuip today on 13th September 2017. He knows the reason why. Hopefully he'll play soon but it depends on him'.

A final decision over his fitness will be made on Wednesday but Guardiola revealed that City were testing him with similar situations to see whether his confidence had been affected by the incident.

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