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Pep : City can ' t currently compete with elite . 4. Klopp: Naby always in my plans.
Kansas City Chiefs clinched their fourth consecutive AFC West title by edging out the New England Patriots 23-16 in Foxborough, ending their 21-game home win streak. The defeats is the second straight for the Patriots (10-3), who have now dropped a full game behind the Baltimore Ravens (11-2)
Pep Guardiola has questioned whether Manchester City can compete with the European elite at the moment, and insists they must improve on their current form.
The reigning Premier League champions completed a domestic treble last season, but trail league leaders Liverpool by 14 points after losing 2-1 to neighbours Manchester United on Saturday.
City have lost four times this season - as many as they lost the whole of last campaign - and after one victory in their last four league games, the Spaniard has pondered whether his side can keep pace with the European giants.
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City registered interest early, with Guardiola telling club officials that the 21-year-old is an exceptional talent that they must do everything possible to Wolves are aware Coady is being scouted by the Premier League's elite teams, with Arsenal paying particularly close attention due to his ability to play
Pep Guardiola has questioned whether Manchester City can compete with the European elite at the moment, and "That is the level we face against Liverpool, United, Barcelona, Madrid, Juventus - they are the teams we have to face and the reality is maybe we are not able now to compete with them".
"United have the quality to defend and the quality to attack on the counter-attack and you have to accept that," Guardiola said.
"That is the level we face, against Liverpool, United, Barcelona, Madrid, Juventus - they are the teams we have to face and the reality is maybe we are not able now to compete with them.
"We have to improve and accept it and move forward. Maybe we need to live that as a club to improve, to accept the reality now and improve."
City have plenty to play for, however having already qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League with a game to spare and are on course for a third successive Carabao Cup triumph, meeting League One Oxford United in the quarter-finals later this month.
Russia cleared to compete at Euro 2020
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Joshua can regain his world heavyweight titles with a revenge victory, paving the way for massive fights with Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury or Dillian Whyte. Pep : City can ' t currently compete with elite .
More from Pep Guardiola’s pre-match press conference at the Manchester City Football Academy prior to City ’s trip to Southampton for the Premier League
And the 48-year-old believes his side, who pipped Liverpool to the title by one point last season, remain in the hunt - but must battle through their current predicament.
Guardiola continued: "The reality is we are 14 points behind for the mistakes we have done, for the quality of our opponents and especially, as well, the things we cannot control. That is the reality but we have to continue.
"We are at the beginning of December and we have other competitions to play in and other games to fight and improve on.
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"Maybe this is going to help us for the future so we need to live this as a club to be better.
"We are not thinking of winning the Champions League, I am not thinking about how many points we need or how many points they have to drop.
"We are trying to win games, to win the next one."
Guardiola's men travel to Croatia to play Dinamo Zagreb in their final Champions League group game, with top spot already secured before a trip to the Emirates to face struggling Arsenal on Sunday live on Sky Sports Premier League.
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Michael O'Leary roared 'you're f***ing useless' at executive in Ryanair meetings, court hears .
Ryanair's chief operations officer (COO) Peter Bellew has told the High Court that chief executive Michael O'Leary roared at him and shouted "You are f***ing useless", at meetings of the airline's senior executives. Mr Bellew said that he was "screamed at" by Mr O'Leary at meetings involving senior airline executives, known as Zs.