“Bro knows they’re going to Championship” – Rival fans TROLL Pep Guardiola for urging Manchester City fans to support the team during ‘bad moments’

City could drop to the EFL Championship if found guilty of breaching FFP violations.


“Bro knows they’re going to Championship” – Rival fans TROLL Pep Guardiola for urging Manchester City fans to support the team during ‘bad moments’

Pep Guardiola urged City fans to support the club 'selflessly'. (Images via Goal.com & Football365)

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola urged club fans to show support for the team, speculating that the team’s impressive run in Europe may come to an end someday. The Citizens have also been accused of violating the Premier League’s financial rules, and it comes as an additional headache for the club.

Pep Guardiola fears that the enthusiastic atmosphere at the Etihad has dropped this season, as he feels that the fans have taken City’s consistent performances over the past few years for granted. The Spaniard highlighted the importance of fans’ uninterrupted support for the team, claiming that the team’s winning run may not last forever. In such a situation only the fans might be able to lift them back up and inspire them to continue.

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City have not failed to entertain its supporters since lifting 5 Premier League titles over the last 6 seasons. This is in addition to winning the Champions League last season. So, the Spaniard admits that consistency can vary, but urges fans to be hopeful. Moreover, Guardiola also expressed his faith in the current squad. He said:

We won a lot, and in the future understand this is an exception. When the bad moments are coming this season, or next, you have to be there.

Meanwhile, Manchester City have also been charged with breaching financial fair play rules over the past few seasons, and face an imminent threat of losing game points or relegation from the Premier League, adding to their worries. His plea received a mixed set of reactions from supporters and rivals all around the world.

Pep Guardiola got trolled by rival fans for making a plea to Manchester City supporters

The City boss, seemed highly worried about the decline in support for the club, as he persisted fans to keep supporting the team throughout, during times of victory as well as of misery. He warned the club supporters about the future, claiming that ‘bad moments’ for the club are inevitable.

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Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola
Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola (via Goal.com)

Although City fans came out in support of the manager, rival fans trolled the Spaniard for ‘begging’ in front of the club supporters to show more support for their beloved team.

One user hilariously exclaimed that Guardiola fears that Man City might get relegated to the Championship if found guilty of financial fraud. Some of the fans’ reactions have been shared below:

Moreover, a group of fans pinned the blame for City’s legal miseries on the club’s owners, the Abu Dhabi-based City Football Group. Now, the Sky Blues are all set to face Tottenham Hotspur in a HUGE clash. So, it remains to be seen if Pep Guardiola’s words had some effect on the fans.

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