Pep Guardiola calls for City fans' help in Manchester derby

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Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were offered to Manchester City by their agent in January, manager Pep Guardiola has claimed.

Victory at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening would see Pep Guardiola's swashbuckling side clinch the title with more games to spare than any other side in English top-flight history.

The super-recently described the City manager as "an absolute zero. a coward, a dog". "Why?. he can not bring the players a guy like me, like a dog". "During this hard process with him passing away, I managed to have contact with his family through his son, so I know exactly how they feel about their father and obviously I feel sorry".

Pogba has had an average season by his standards and needs the freedom for him to combine with the wide players and Sanchez.

Guardiola said he responded to Raiola's offer of Pogba by saying City "don't have enough money to buy Pogba because he is so expensive".

"It has surprised me massively because you hear all the stories about him not being interested in the academy".

"I don't agree with him, he played good, he did what we spoke (about)", he added. "So, no. No way".

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Pogba joined United in 2016 for a then-world record fee of about 105 million euros ($116 million). "We didn't prepare to win it against united, we focus on what we have to do to win the game". "A top, top player", but that he rejected the approach.

United won the title by the widest margin when they took it by 18 points in 1999-2000 but that record could also fall to City, who, with 88 goals scored, have their sights set on Chelsea's 103 netted in 2009-2010.

Despite the entire media parade about City potentially winning the Quadruple, this will not be a disappointing season for City who have completely dismantled the entire Premier League and could feasibly win the league on Saturday against Manchester United.

But, the recent drubbing of Manchester City at the hands of Liverpool in the first leg of UEFA Champions League shows that the team still has weaknesses.

The task is a simple one - beat United and City will seal the fastest-ever Premier League title in front of their own fans, forcing United to look on with envy. "After the game he said they had a lot of possession, but possession doesn't win you football matches".

"Never is it going to happen again, that".

"Last season, we are not able to get the feeling that we are ready to compete in Europe", Guardiola said.