Key highlights from Pep Guardiola’s press conference ahead of Man City’s match against RB Leipzig, including updates on De Bruyne and Laporte
Pep Guardiola, the manager of Manchester City, will address the media prior to Tuesday’s Champions League match against RB Leipzig.
On Tuesday night, Pep Guardiola and Nathan Ake met with the media in advance of Wednesday’s Champions League matchup with RB Leipzig.
Manchester City is back in action in Europe in an effort to recover from their disappointing stalemate with Nottingham Forest over the weekend, where they lost the lead despite having numerous chances to earn the three points.
The tie prevented the Blues from capitalising on their inspiring victory over the Gunners, giving Arsenal the advantage in the title race after they overcame Aston Villa earlier on Saturday.
Aymeric Laporte and Kevin De Bruyne skipped training on Tuesday and won’t be joining Guardiola for the first leg of their round of 16 match in east Germany. John Stones is still on injured reserve.
The manager gave a detailed justification for playing Bernardo Silva at left-back in addition to explaining that the two players have fallen ill.