Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola faced the media before Manchester City face Fluminense in the FIFA Club World Cup final. Tonight’s game will mark City’s ever appearance in FIFA’s club showpiece. They will face the Copa Libertadores champions in what promises to be an entertaining affair.
The City manager reserved special praise for Fernando Diniz’s side. The Brazilian side plays a unique brand of football and Guardiola compared them to Brazil’s legendary sides of the 70’s and 80’s. It will be a clash of styles in the FIFA Club World Cup final which is fitting for the occasion.
The City manager also said his side is ready for the occasion. His side will be chasing history as they attempt to complete Guardiola’s self-proclaimed circle of titles in 2023. A win over Fluminense would cap a special year for the treble winners.
Hear the thoughts of Pep Guardiola on tonight’s game and his club’s chase for history in the video below.