Guardiola: There is always room for improvement

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has urged his players not to take their foot off the pedal ahead of our Premier League clash with Burnley.

City go in to Wednesday’s game at Turf Moor having won our last 12 matches in all competitions, and also sit top of the Premier League.

But despite that form, when asked in his pre-match press conference whether there was still room for improvement as the business end of the season approaches, Guardiola was quick to agree. 

He said: “Absolutely, six weeks ago we were not contenders for anything, six weeks later we are.

“Everything can change so quick. We could drop points. Only I am concerned about Burnley. That’s all.

“All I am concerned about is Sean Dyche’s team, making a good selection and winning the game.”

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After securing a 500th victory in his illustrious managerial career against Sheffield United on Saturday, it is clear that picking up three points has been a regular occurrence for Guardiola.

However, he admitted that his players deserve full credit for the achievement, and that the winning feeling resonates more when you are on the pitch, rather than in the dugout.

“The pleasure for the players is incomparable,” he added.

“I would change right now to be a player,” he revealed during his pre-match press conference ahead of our trip to Burnley.

“The manager celebrates in different ways. In 90 minutes we can shout and move our arms but our influence is so minimal.”

You can hear the manager’s thoughts in full by watching the video above.

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