After a fiery Press Conference in the day, City Boss Pep Guardiola has come out again, All Guns Blazing and No Holds Barred! Here's a some excerpts of what he said in addition to his earlier comments -
By MCDSC Editorial Team
PEP 💬 "I love this club. I love this club because know the people working for a long time, We have our history. I love it. I like to work with the people I'm working with."
PEP 💬 "When we do something wrong, I am the first to say we have to apologise or accept the punishment, but it wasn't the case - it was not the case. I don't want to apologise for anything. Manchester City don't have to apologise."
PEP 💬 "Three independent judges decided we have done everything properly. It's clear. So of course, I am going to defend my Club."
PEP 💬 "And I am critical of my Club. Internally when I do not like something, I say it to my chairman. And my chairman is not happy with me if we finish 23 or 21 points behind Liverpool, but we discuss it internally."
PEP 💬 "I'm a good manager but I don't win titles if I don't have good players and good players are expensive, Being a good manager like I am, I'm not good enough without good players. No way."
PEP 💬 "I am humble enough to accept that without my players I am nothing. Zero. That's why I need my players. Have we spent more in the decade than in the past? Yes."
PEP 💬 "A lot of clubs invest. Manchester United and Arsenal in periods before when they won the leagues, they invested more than the others, Chelsea too when they won the league, they invested more money than the other ones."
PEP 💬 "All the clubs spend a lot of money. Barcelona, Real Madrid spend a lot of money, English teams spend a lot of money. But we have built a club in terms of the past decade to compete with the elite in Premier League and Champions League."
PEP 💬 "And 20 years ago, Arsene Wenger spent a lot of money to be there as did Alex Ferguson at United. All the clubs spent a lot of money to be there. All the clubs want to be on top."
PEP 💬 "For that I need the club to be financially strong - like a lot of clubs - to do it. Of course, we make mistakes. But we can spend as much money as our chairman or owners want but always, always in the FFP rules."
Manchester City have been accused, criticized, blamed, and charged with financial wrongdoings, buying the trophies and for all and everything that is wrong with Football. The Club behaved with dignity and class during the tough times, and apart from telling the fans that they were innocent, maintained silence over the issue.
But now that the CAS has cleared them of all the accusations, the Club has decided that enough is enough. Though the Club decided not to file any complaints for damages done to its reputation, but it will in no way sit back and listen to any more accusations or mud slinging by any organization, club, or journalists. The Club is aggressive in it's approach, and Pep is their face now.
Everyone at the club worked hard for the last decade to reach where we are, but were never credited for their success. Rather, they were accused of buying the trophies and cheating their way through it. Sadly, even the CAS hearing wasn't enough to lower these voices. However, the Club has had enough of it, and are out to shush all these accusations for once and for all.
As for us fans, we absolutely love this. They have had their turns, its our time now! Go get them Pep, we are behind you, as always!