Pep Guardiola against Spurs ‘fixture swap’, but wants to help amid stadium chaos

first_img silverware targets Latest Football News Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is not willing to swap his side’s fixtures with Tottenham this season.Spurs are facing a stadium crisis as it is currently unclear whether their new home will be ready in time for their meeting with City on October 28. REVEALED The ‘Tottenham Hotspur Stadium’ opening has been delayed, with no word on when it will officially open This is far from ideal for a team who will likely be involved in the Premier League title race at the time.“I don’t know,” said a hesitant Guardiola when asked about the idea.“Only I can say, of the last five games, four are away and that’s a problem if we are playing for the Premier League. It’s different.“I’m a manager for what happens on the pitch. If they want to suggest something they’ll speak with our CEO.” How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures possible standings Guardiola isn’t happy with a proposed ‘fixture swap’ Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won whoops PEP TALK shining 2 2 BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? REVEALED smart causal With Wembley out of the question, due to the fact an NFL match is already scheduled to take place there on that date, some have suggested that the match could be played at the Etihad Stadium.This would ultimately result in a swap in the fixtures, with Manchester City travelling to the new Tottenham stadium in late April – when the return game is scheduled to take place.However Guardiola stands in opposition to this plan, as it would then mean that four of his side’s last five Premier League fixtures would be away from home. What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Pep Guardiola gives Man City injury update and talks Christmas schedule While the 47-year-old isn’t keen on the fixture swap plan, he did express a desire to help with the situation in any way Manchester City can.Guardiola hopes a viable solution can be found which satisfies both parties.“We want to help the Premier League,” he continued, “I think we don’t know anything. I don’t know.“This can happen because it will be an amazing stadium. Sometimes there are delays. We can adapt but we will also think of ourselves and the Premier League.”last_img

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