Pep 'honoured' to have Sergio Aguero in his team

Etienne Capoue scores for Watford

Etienne Capoue scores for Watford Credit REUTERS

Guardiola's men are expected to brush aside their Championship opponents in the semi-final first leg.

"If we believe we need something because we are in four competitions and anything can happen, then OK".

"When I don't play I'm not the most happiest person on earth, but the next day I'm convinced my chance will come again and I'm going to play again".

David Silva, who has been travelling to and from Valencia following the premature birth of his son Mateo, was also back in Manchester for the game. "It was a tough draw, what Burnley have done in the Premier League so far is wonderful".

Wright admits the win against Jose Mourinho's United side was the best night of his club career and the opportunity to pit his wits against Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne and co will be another huge occasion. "I am happy for him to have made his statement and it is not easy for him to travel to Spain and England back and forth".

Can Bristol City cause an upset against Manchester City? The only blip away to top-six sides this season was a 3-0 defeat at the Etihad in October. "We played against Burnley in a tough cup tie".

Thereafter the home side, with a few changes but a host of stars on show, had plenty in hand and they ran out convincing winners in the end, keeping alive their hopes of a domestic clean sweep.

However, it was City's opening goal which Dyche felt hard done by as the referee allowed a free-kick to be taken quickly which caught the Clarets unprepared, a decision which the Burnley boss claimed needed to have had a more "common sense" approach from the officials.

Not that City fans should be complaining too much as if the system they use in Italy's Serie A is anything to go by, we should forget about it all together. First Sane drilled a delightful third before making the most of Nick Pope's horrendous misjudgement to set up Bernardo Silva for the fourth. "We're not a club who can get to a level of payment that is so high that they say I'll definitely stay regardless". I have a lot of respect for what he (Dyche) does and the way he plays is completely different to how we want to play.

The Carabao Cup (League Cup to the rest of us) has already been one of the more freaky elements to the 2017/18 season, with draws taking place a ungodly times of the morning in the far east or in some cases not at all.

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