Pep Guardiola spoke of his admiration for the San Siro, ahead of City's Champions League clash with Atalanta.

Pep Guardiola spoke of his admiration for the San Siro, ahead of City's Champions League clash with Atalanta.

The Premier League Champions will grace Milan’s famed stadium due to Atalanta’s own ground not meeting UEFA requirements.

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The San Siro plays host to both Inter Milan and AC Milan and Guardiola said he was thrilled at the prospect of seeing City step out to play at one of Europe’s most iconic venues.

“It’s a legendary ground in Italy, in Europe and around the world,” the City manager declared.

“It is a special place to play football."

Hear Pep's pre-match thoughts in the video above...