Pep Guardiola waits for Houssem Aouar in tunnel to speak personally
PEP GUARDIOLA waited in the tunnel to speak personally with Lyon celebrity Houssem Aouar after his execution in the 2-2 draw with Manchester City the previous evening.
The Frenchman, 20, did his notoriety no harm at all close by individual youthful ability Tanguy Ndombele in midfield.
The result saw Manchester City qualify for the knockout stages and Lyon realize an attract at home to Shakhtar in the final group game would be enough to see them join the Premier League champions.
And although Guardiola reportedly had a bid rejected for Ndombele in the late spring, it was Aouar’s applauds he was singing the previous evening – and naturally so as he managed in midfield with his 62 passes and five handles.
The Spaniard stopped the midfielder in the tunnel to demonstrate his valuation for the execution – he was compared to Barcelona incredible Xavi – before assistant coach Mikel Arteta also lauded the French ace.
Manchester City manager Guardiola told the press: »Houssem Aouar is a very good player, he is incredible.
« We gab about Ndombele yet Aouar is likewise phenomenal. He’s always very calm with the ball at his feet, with a great specialized quality.
Liverpool and Chelsea have been linked with both Aouar and his colleague Nabil Fekir.
It is believed Maurizio Sarri wants to add a midfielder capable of running into the crate from profound to enable his Blues to side finish more endeavors on goal.
Be that as it may, as the three sides clash to win the Premier League this season, Guardiola might be hoping his message last night will help but City in pole position.