Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola has no intention of rotating his squad for Tuesday’s Champions League journey to Porto and says if gamers are unnoticed of the line-up it isn’t as a result of he’s giving them a relaxation.
Metropolis’s squad has been examined by damage and sickness early within the new season however they firing on all cylinders in Saturday’s 5-0 Premier League win over Burnley.
Kevin De Bruyne and Kyle Walker had been each lacking from Metropolis’s Champions League win at Olympiakos final week, with Guardiola saying present type is all that issues to him.
“It’s not about relaxation,” Guardiola advised reporters.
“Kevin was slightly exhausted mentally – that’s true – however proper now, I see the gamers who’re in a greater situation or extra centered.
“If gamers imagine I relaxation gamers as a result of I’m rotating, it’s a giant mistake.”
Metropolis have certified for the knockout levels of Europe’s elite membership competitors with two video games to spare after 4 straight wins in Group C.
One participant who has seized his alternatives is John Stones.
The defender appeared to have fallen out of favour following the arrivals of Ruben Dias and Nathan Ake however Guardiola was impressed by his performances towards Olympiakos and Burnley.
“He was so concentrated and didn’t make errors,” the Spanish coach added. “What we’re searching for within the again 4 is to keep away from errors and the folks up entrance rating objectives.”