- ‘For Chelsea it is easier than us,’ says Manchester City manager
- Guardiola reveals Kevin De Bruyne could be out until February
Pep Guardiola believes if Manchester City had spent almost £1bn on players as Chelsea have since last summer he and the club would be “killed”.
Although City’s manager was at pains to say he was not criticising Chelsea, he offered a pointed response when asked whether his club should move to strengthen in the prolonged absence of Kevin De Bruyne, who he revealed could be out until February – longer than initially feared.
Written by Jamie Jackson
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