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There have been some concerns about the pitch following heavy rainfall in Beijing over the last week and Pep has admitted he wants to get through the game with his squad unscathed.
However, there’s more to the new manager than creating chances and scoring goals, according to one of the men who has been training under him for the last three weeks.
The 30-year old is currently in China ahead of the Manchester derby on Monday and spoke to Sky Sports after the former Sunderland boss signed a two-year deal to take charge of the national side.