Guardiola's bold response after criticized for anger at Man City's Jack Grealish

Pep Guardiola responds to the critics of him publicly lecturing his players after Manchester City games.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Pep Guardiola makes more sarcastic comments with the criticism he received for moment with Grealish.
Pep Guardiola makes more sarcastic comments with the criticism he received for moment with Grealish.
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Manchester City fans will always be grateful to Pep Guardiola for the achievements he has led to the team. Guardiola is one of the greatest football managers of all time, and the Spanish manager is often praised for his work at the clubs he coached, like FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and now Manchester City. While he gets praise from many football fans, he also receives many criticism throughout his career. One of his biggest criticisms in recent years is his attitude towards his players after games. This seems to be a habit Pep Guardiola has in his character, and he is often criticized for the manner he does it. Football fans have called him out for publicly critiquing his players' performances, and oftentimes, the TV broadcasts capture these moments.

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In a press conference ahead of Manchester City Premier League's game against Aston Villa, Guardiola was asked why he often talks to players publicly and in front of cameras. Guardiola makes some sarcastic comments that have made it controversial for some and funny for many football fans.

Guardiola said, "I do it for the cameras, for my ego. I'm the most famous person on the team. I need the cameras to go to sleep with incredible satisfaction. I always try to criticize players there and let them know how bad they are. Especially when Erling [Haaland] scores three, cameras have to be on me. Don't film us, and it won't be a problem."

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Guardiola gives injury update for Aston Villa game

Manchester City will play Aston Villa tomorrow at the Etihad Stadium. Guardiola spoke about the injury update of a couple of players, and a few have been ruled out. Guardiola confirmed that Ederson, Kyle Walker, and Nathan Ake are ruled out for the game against Aston Villa. John Stones may be involved in the match, and Guardiola said, "He has to feel fully fit. The injury was less than we expected."

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