Nathan Redmond Refutes Report That Pep Guardiola Called Him a 'W--ker'

Nathan Redmond Refutes Report That Pep Guardiola Called Him a 'W--ker'

The 23-year-old scored the opening goal in a 1-1 draw at the Etihad in October 2016.

Redmond went public on the matter after an article in The Sun newspaper accused Guardiola of aiming foul and abusive language towards him and insisted the Catalan's "intense and aggressive" approach was wholly well-intentioned.

Premier League leaders City beat the Saints 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium thanks to Raheem Sterling's superb stoppage-time victor.

"I spoke with Oriol Romeu as well, with (Virgil) van Dijk and with my players as well". "I have to do that, hopefully I can improve".

"But they didn't' want to play, they were time wasting from the ninth minute".

Guardiola was seen yelling at Redmond just moments after Raheem Sterling last-gasp victor and some reports claimed the Spaniard had called the forward a "w****r". I didn't know him last season and didn't realise how good he is.

"If they want to listen to me, I will do it".

Referee Andre Marriner shows a red card to Manchester United's Paul Pogba 2nd right during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates stadium in London Saturday Dec. 2 2017. (AP
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'He commented on my qualities as a young English player and how he wanted me to attack his team more during the game in a similar way to last season.

Speaking at a news conference to preview Sunday's Premier League game against West Ham, Guardiola was asked whether he regretted his actions and simply replied: "Yes".

I've just seen this story and felt I had to say something and clear a few things that are floating around right now. That led to suggestions that Guardiola might have been undermining Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino but the City boss has denied this.

"You know, if you are my friends, don't ask me the question, because you know I get into trouble, so no".

However, the matchup turned out to be far from a straightforward one for Guardiola's men, with Oriol Romeu's equaliser 15 minutes from time having thrown a spanner in the works for the Premier League table-toppers, following Kevin De Bruyne's opener in the 47th-minute.

"I played against millions of managers in my career and the different ways they play".

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