Pep Guardiola believes Friday’s trip to Wolves will represent one of City’s ‘toughest’ challenges of the season.

City make the post-Christmas visit to Molinuex on Friday, December 27 before then facing Sheffield United at home less than 48 hours later on Sunday.

And, as he looked ahead to the game at his pre-match press conference, the boss was in no doubts as to the demanding challenge which will await his players.

“Wolves is always one of the toughest opponents,” declared Guardiola.

“What Nuno (manager Nuno Espirito Santo) is doing is incredible.

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“Promoted from the Championship to Premier League.

“(In their) first season (back in the Premier League) we drew there. Away it is one of the toughest and at home they are incredibly organised and pace up front.

“Hopefully, we can maintain the level of last week and the last games.

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