Pep Guardiola scorns Port Vale striker’s ‘40 goals’ jibe at City’s John Stones

03 January 2020 22:30
• Tom Pope tweeted he would score freely against Stones• Manchester City play Port Vale in FA Cup at home on SaturdayPep Guardiola dismissed as disrespectful Tom Pope’s claim he would score “40 a season” if he played against Manchester City’s John Stones every week.The Port Vale captain and striker is expected to line up against the centre-back in the FA Cup tie at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Guardiola was asked about Pope’s statement, which he made on Twitter during England’s 2018 World Cup campaign. “It was not nice,” the City manager said. Related: Port Vale's Tom Pope: ‘As a target man you'd try to rough up John Stones’ Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian