Pep Guardiola names three Liverpool FC players Man City fear

Pep Guardiola admits that his Man City side will have to be at their best to stop Liverpool FC's attacking trio

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola Photo: The Sport Review

Pep Guardiola has admitted that his Manchester City side will have to be at their best to keep the likes of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino quiet on Wednesday.

The Reds are preparing to welcome Guardiola’s men to The Etihad in what is the first leg of their crunch Champions League quarter-final showdown at Anfield on Wednesday night.

Liverpool FC have been in good form in recent weeks and they warmed up for the game by claiming a 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday thanks to goals from Mane and Salah.

Manchester City, meanwhile, took a step closer towards winning the Premier League title on Saturday with a 3-1 win at Everton, to leave them one win from clinching the top flight trophy.

Liverpool FC have been earning plenty of praise for their brilliant attacking form this season, and especially Salah, who has been one of the Premier League’s standout players since his move from AS Roma last summer.

However, Guardiola has insisted that his Manchester City team will have to wary of all three of Liverpool FC’s top attacking players ahead of Wednesday’s crunch Champions League showdown.

Guardiola told a news conference after Saturday’s win at Goodison Park: “It’s not just Salah.

“Mane and Firmino, all three, they are almost unstoppable. They’re fantastic.”

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