Carabao Cup final: Guardiola lucky to still be Man City manager – Sarri


Carabao Cup final: Guardiola lucky to still be Man City manager – Sarri

Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri, has said Pep Guardiola is “lucky” to still be manager of Manchester City.

Sarri could be sacked if Chelsea lose the Carabao Cup final on Sunday, when they face City.

But the Italian insists that Guardiola is fortunate to still be in a job, after a nightmare first season at City when they just scraped into the top four and finished without winning a trophy.

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When asked why his job is under threat when Guardiola was given time, Sarri told Sky Sports: “Because he (Guardiola) was lucky. I don’t know. You have to ask the club. You have to ask both, Manchester City and Chelsea.

“But I don’t know if I am under pressure from my club or from you. I don’t know at the moment.

“I think that, if you choose Guardiola, you have to wait because the club knows very well that Guardiola needs time. It’s not really very easy for an English team to play that kind of football, so it’s normal.

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“It’s important to win the final. Otherwise, you are second. I think it’s very important for us because we have to find the confidence. We are in the first final of the season.



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