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Pep hails Man City players ahead of Liverpool clash

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Pep Guardiola has paid tributes to his players for their incredible record-breaking achievements last season.


Speaking ahead of Sunday’s Community Shield 2019/20 curtain-raiser with Liverpool, Pep lavished praises on his players amid the latest snub in the Best FIFA Football Awards revealed earlier this week.

Man City went on a clean sweep of trophies to secure a domestic treble, however, none of the star players made the top 10 list.

And Pep was unfazed by the outcome of the nomination as revealed via the club’s website.

“They have credit. I am not saying the guys nominated don’t deserve it. But, for example, in the PFA Premier League team of the season we had five or six nominated,” said the City manager.

“We were incredible (last season) – we won four titles, but we don’t have any there (in the short-list.)

“For this award (the Best FIFA), it’s maybe seven games (in the Champions League). Last 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final.

“For the other 10 months, maybe, it doesn’t care for these awards. It’s a little unfair, but it is what it is.”