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Enrique: Man City will flourish under Guardiola

PRAISE: Luis Enrique is a huge fan of Guardiola

PRAISE: Luis Enrique is a huge fan of Guardiola

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has praised the impact Pep Guardiola has had at City since taking over in July – and insists the best is yet to come.

City are top of the Premier League table after the 4-0 win over West Brom at the weekend and have played some excellent football since the Catalan’s arrival.

Enrique’s Barcelona’s are next up for City on Tuesday in the Champions League and he believes it will be much tougher game than the one at the Camp Nou a fortnight ago.  

Pep’s Man City has a lot going for it, they can do a lot of different things,” he said. “They have a lot of good qualities.

“Playing here, it’s different. I sense there will be changes.

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“We know Pep and we know his ideas. We have to be very attentive. For Pep it will be an enjoyable match.

“I love his ideas. Pep has made an impact in three months. The future for City is bright and attractive. They will get better with his ideas and understand them more.”

Sergio Aguero was left on the bench for the first Group C game between the two sides – but after scoring two at the weekend and moving into sixth on the club’s all-time goalscorers list, he is expected to start the return match.

Enrique believes the ease with which the Argentine scores goals is clear to everyone.

“We don’t have to talk about Aguero too much, we know how well he plays,” he said. “It’s easy for him to score goals. But how we approach it doesn’t change.”

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