Pep Guardiola jokes that Manchester United fans should JOIN IN with their celebrations if Manchester City win Premier League title ahead of Liverpool!
- Pep Guardiola joked that Manchester United fans should celebrate if City prevail
- United don’t want Liverpool to reach 20 leagues and surpass 1999 Treble team
- Guardiola was astonished to find out United fans want City to win the league
Pep Guardiola has cheekily invited Manchester United fans to join in the celebrations if Manchester City win the Premier League title on Sunday and deny Liverpool a historic Quadruple.
Guardiola, who recently claimed the country wanted Liverpool to win the league, has been astonished to find out United supporters are actually rooting for City to beat Aston Villa at the Etihad in order to be champions.
United don’t want their bitter rivals Liverpool to equal United’s record 20 league championships and go on to surpass Sir Alex Ferguson’s 1999 Treble — so supporting City is regarded as a lesser evil.
Pep Guardiola joked Manchester United fans should celebrate if Manchester City win the title
‘So United likes City more than Liverpool? Oh my God, I didn’t know it,’ admitted Guardiola on the eve of Sunday’s title decider. ‘Welcome to United fans if they want to join us in the streets but they have to wear the blue shirts, they have to wear it. I was wrong when I said everybody in this country wants Liverpool to win.’
Amid a worrying trend in the game regarding pitch invasions, Guardiola said he was sure City fans would ‘behave themselves’ and didn’t have any plans to talk to his players regarding safety concerns.
Guardiola could have England defenders John Stones and Kyle Walker involved on Sunday after injuries. The game will also be a farewell for club captain Fernandinho.
United fans don’t want Liverpool to surpass their treble winning team of 1998-99
Guardiola was shocked to find out that United fans want City to win the title over Liverpool