Aymeric Laporte has urged Manchester City to take their “once in a lifetime” opportunity to wrap up the Premier League title by beating arch rivals Manchester United next weekend.
Pep Guardiola tried to play down growing excitement among Manchester City supporters over the possibility of winning the Premier League title when they face bitter rivals United in the derby early next month.
Manchester City were sensationally knocked out of the FA Cup on Monday by third-tier Wigan Athletic who beat the 10-man Premier League leaders 1-0 in a stunning fifth round upset with a late goal by their talisman Will Grigg.
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus could return in two to three weeks after receiving treatment on his knee injury in Spain, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.
Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City already boast an enviable cast of match-winners in the likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Gabriel Jesus.