Pep Guardiola, the manager of Manchester City, has expressed regret to Steven Gerrard for comments he made regarding the former Liverpool captain’s error against Chelsea.
Guardiola referred to Gerrard’s error when the Reds lost 2-0 to Chelsea late in the 2013–14 season in order to defend City against claims of financial rule violations.
Liverpool happened to barely pass up the Chief Association title to City.
I am sorry to Steven Gerrard for my pointless and moronic remarks,” said Guardiola.
“He knows how I respect him and his vocation and how he has helped this country I’m living and preparing in.”
The scandalous sneak past Gerrard, who didn’t win a Head Association victors’ decoration during his vocation, permitted Demba Ba to place Chelsea in front when they succeeded at Anfield in April 2014.
City dominated their match close by to go top of the association on objective distinction before then asserting triumph in their last two rounds of the mission to come out on top for the championship by two from Liverpool.
Manuel Pellegrini was City’s manager at that point, with Guardiola taking over from him in 2016.
I couldn’t say whether we are answerable for Steven Gerrard slipping,” Guardiola said last week while discussing the Chief Association accusing City of in excess of 100 breaks of its monetary guidelines.
Guardiola tended to the comments toward the beginning of his news meeting for his side’s down at Armory on Wednesday.
I’m embarrassed about myself for what I said on the grounds that he [Gerrard] doesn’t merit it,” he said.
I really accept my remarks about safeguarding my club yet I didn’t address my club well placing his name in these dumb remarks.
I am sorry, I shared with him by and by however I remarked freely and need to do it here too. I am so sorry to him, his significant other Alex, his children and family since it was moronic.
Source: BBC Sports