Pep Guardiola insists it is “almost impossible” for Manchester City to win the quadruple despite booking their place in the FA Cup final. City will return to Wembley on May 18 to face Wolves or Watford after Gabriel Jesus’ fourth-minute header sealed a 1-0 victory against Brighton in Saturday’s semi-final.
FA Cup glory is now just a win away for Guardiola’s men, who have already wrapped up the Carabao Cup and remain in the Premier League driving seat as they boast a game in hand on leaders Liverpool. Attention now turns to the Champions League and Tuesday’s quarter-final first-leg clash at Tottenham,
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but the City boss has tried to downplay growing talk of the quadruple. “I will announce you something: it’s almost impossible to win the quadruple,” Guardiola said. “Almost. So, put it in the headlines, guys: ‘Almost impossible to win the quadruple’. “Surviving in that stage with all competitions is already a miracle, so it’s nice to be there. “(Being in contention still) is why it is incredible what these players have done last season when you achieve 100 points.
Not Liverpool, not Manchester City can repeat that. “The year after, when you have the tendency to be a little bit more arrogant or a little more presumptuous or think something like that, really you are not. “And still we are there, so that’s why it’s incredible what these players have done so far. Every game we lose players but that is normal when you play a lot of games. But we are going to try until the end, every game.”
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