Guardiola identified Tottenham's strengths pre-match

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Spaniard Pep Guardiola, coach of the English team Manchester City, identified the strengths of Tottenham Hotspur before confronting the two teams.

Man City will host Spurs next Sunday evening in round 14 of the English Premier League at Etihad Stadium.

Guardiola said in statements during the press conference before the match, which were reported by Man City’s official website: “I admire many of the things that Tottenham are doing.”

He continued: “I admire the chances they create, the ferocity of the team, and the reliance on high pressure and courage.”

Regarding John Stones’ position on participating against the Spurs: “He is much better, and he is very close to returning. He will be on the team’s roster on Sunday.”

Regarding the positions of Mateo Kovacic and Matthews Nunez, “I think the former has already returned. He trained well, but the latter may still be days or weeks away from returning.”

The Citizens have 29 points, putting them in second place in the Premier League table, one point behind Arsenal, which is in first place.

On the other hand, the London team has 26 points and is in fifth place in the Premier League table.