Premier League Perfect? Man City are nowhere near, says Guardiola Russell Greaves 23:02 1/26/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Getty Images Premier League Manchester City Guardiola League Cup Cardiff City v Manchester City Cardiff City FA Cup The Catalan boss has been buoyed by a trio of players signing extensions, but urged caution regarding squad complacency Pep Guardiola warned against the pursuit of perfection and insisted Manchester City will always have work to do to maintain squad harmony.Key trio Kevin De Bruyne, Fernandinho and Nicolas Otamendi all committed to new deals at the Etihad Stadium this month, with City flying high at the Premier League summit. A quadruple is still on the cards for Guardiola following the club’s midweek progression to the EFL Cup final, but the City boss refuted the notion he was closing in on having the perfect squad. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player “Otamendi, Fernandinho and De Bruyne have all extended their contracts and we are so, so happy that they are with us for the future. It is the best news of the past weeks,” he said.”[But] you are never near [perfection]. If you believe you are okay for the next three years it is a mistake.”The players who aren’t playing regularly accept their positions, but in future maybe next season they won’t accept and they want to leave.”You always have to solve the situation year by year.”Guardiola takes his side to Cardiff City in the FA Cup on Sunday. Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.
The Small Steps Project may have been the smallest charity at this year’s Glastonbury Festival, but they still managed to get shoes from Rita Ora, Professor Green, Kate Nash, Kenny Rogers, B. Traits and Seasick Steve for their annual celebrity shoe auction.There are still more shoes to come from Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts, Example, Iggy Azalea and Jake Bugg! They also have shoes in from Wimbledon players such as Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer and Laura Robson. Superstar celebrities Elton John and Madonna are also donating their famous footwear!The Small Steps Project’s mission is to deliver shoes, aid and medical care to children surviving on rubbish dumps all over the world. Glastonbury are donating over 2000 pairs of shoes recycled from the festival and driving them in convey for their next distribution in Romania this summer, along with the children’s wellies that were collected in The Kidz Field.To find out more about the Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction, click here.