Starving for silverware: Pep Guardiola says the stars of Manchester City are “hungry” for trophies, while citizens focus on the third consecutive victory of the Carabao Cup in the collision with Aston Villa
- Manchester City and Aston Villa take on Carabao Cup glory on Sunday
- City has won the league match in the past two seasons and is aiming for a third
- Strengthened by a huge win over Real Madrid, City hopes to put problems off-field
- Despite a UEFA ban, Pep Guardiola threatens that City is hungry for silverware
Pep Guardiola says his Manchester City stars “starve” to silverware and want to add a sixth big trophy in three seasons in tomorrow’s Carabao Cup final against Aston Villa.
City has lifted the trophy in both previous seasons and has also added two Premier League titles and a FA Cup to their extensive collection under Catalan.
Guardiola insisted that the team’s desire for silverware remains insatiable after Wednesday’s dramatic Champions League victory in Real Madrid.
Pep Guardiola says his players are hungry for Carabao Cup silverware prior to the Sunday collision
The Citizens compete against Aston Villa in search of a third consecutive victory in the league cup
“The mentality is the same, being hungry and hungry to win another,” said the city manager.
“There are no words to express my gratitude to these players. It’s really hard to do it and keep that hunger.
“It’s a great achievement to go to another final, but now we have to try and win. What we have won so far is incredible. “
City will have to defeat Villa without star defender Aymeric Laporte, whose hamstring injury occurred at the Bernabeu looks to keep him aside for up to a month.
However, they will have to pursue another trophy without injuring Aymeric Laporte
The city will still buzz after a crucial victory over Real Madrid in the Champions League