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Guardiola: I don’t want City to play like Barcelona

Pep Guardiola has no desire to turn Manchester City into a mini-Barcelona and insists it would be impossible to mimic the Catalan giants over the duration of his three-year contract. Guardiola suffered a chastening return to Camp Nou on Wednesday, with 10-man City going down to a 4-0 Champions League defeat after goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was sent off for deliberate handball and Lionel Messi completed a hat-trick. Bravo’s dismissal came after an attempt to build an attack from the back went awry and prompted fresh questions over Guardiola’s commitment to a passing style of play, with Premier League leaders City winless in four matches across all competitions ahead of Southampton’s visit to Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Everton plotting January swoop for powerful defender

According to Portuguese media outlet A Bola,¬†Everton are interested in securing a deal for Sporting Lisbon’s Ruben Semedo with the Toffees fans here in the Transfer Tavern hoping he’ll be another inspired Ronald Koeman signing. Over the summer, Koeman came in from Southampton and was afforded the chance to spend some of the club’s new […]