Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola insists they won’t underestimate Manchester United when both sides face each other in the first Manchester derby of the season.
City have been dubbed as favourites
to win the game due to our poor form, but the Spaniard is paying attention to what people are saying.
But Guardiola says: “Old Trafford, when I was in Barcelona or Bayern Munich and I travelled to England it was always special.
“It is a special place and here it is special for our fans.
“It is a game not like an FA Cup final or last games of the season that defines winning or not the Premier League, still we have only played nine fixtures and there are 87 points to play. We have to be focused.
“United always have been – it doesn’t matter the manager – always they are a tough opponent.
“The qualities of the individuals they have, the stadium, the character they have, the momentum.
“They can score goals, we know the quality they have. Always that has been and always it will be.”