Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola worries that the club’s chase to win Quadruple is likely not to happen due to the current Etihad stadium playing surface. This is brought about by the harsh winter in the North West. Guardiola is concerned with the possibility of losing his players through injury due to the poor state of the pitch. He admits how his club is much far from the top when it comes to their playing surface. Pep was forced to accept that he is envious of Anfield and Old Trafford playing surfaces.
Manchester City coach wishes this could be an issue he could control. City who travel to Craven Cottage to play Fulham are in the fate of winning a quadruple but the state of their pitch deteriorating when autumn and winters come is something that gives the manager a lot of concern.
Guardiola borrowed the golf term “greenkeeper” to explain the City’s groundsmen made a joke that his team shabby style of play might be the cause of damage to the pitch. He said:
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