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Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United, being played at the City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, England.
Manchester City has the internal strength to endure their packed schedule in the final stretch of the season as it targets a possible treble of glories, director Pep Guardiola said on Tuesday.
The reigning Premier League champion is one point clear of Arsenal with a game in hand, it has reserved a place in the FA Cup final on June 3, and it’s gearing up for a titleholders League semi-final first leg down at Real Madrid coming week.
In all, Guardiola’s side has eight games over the coming 25 days but the Spaniard said it wasn’t the first time it has been battling on three fronts at this stage of the season.
“The players have one month and one week to fight. We’ve played the last six or seven times in this situation, ” Guardiola told journalists ahead of Wednesday’s home game against West Ham United.
“ We ’ve done it a lot, this isn’t the first time. Everything is then, the internal strength, the stylish period we can live and we aren’t tired.
“ We’ve positive studies, so we aren’t tired. Now, it’s another occasion. We’ve to recover and go for it. ”
City went top of the league for the first time in two months with its 2- 1 palm at Fulham on Sunday as Erling Haaland scored his record- equalling 34th Premier League thing in a relatively extraordinary debut season in England.
When asked if Haaland could break Dixie Dean’s long- standing record of 63 pretensions in a season in England, Guardiola suggested he’d not put it past the 22- time-old Norwegian, who has so far scored 50 in all competitions.
“All (records) will be broken one day. I ’m enough sure he ’ll score more in the Premier League before the end of the season, ” Guardiola added.
“I don’t know what’s going to be. It’s a surprise for us, but perhaps not for him to do what he’s done in this delicate league. The way he behaves is for the success of the platoon. ”
Guardiola said midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is a mistrustfulness for the game after he missed the weekend trip to Fulham but Dutch protector Nathan Ake has returned to training after recovering from a hamstring injury. Know More Football News…