‘Thumbs up who’s in the FA Cup final’: Piers Morgan mocks Raheem Sterling after the pair met in St Tropez just days after the Manchester City star was dropped from the league by his beloved Arsenal
- Piers Morgan taunted Raheem Sterling after running into him in St Tropez
- Arsenal fan Morgan joked about Sterling after being knocked out of the FA Cup
- The English star went to St Tropez with his family to take a quick break
- Manchester City players have been given a few days off from boss Pep Guardiola
Piers Morgan poked fun at Raheem Sterling after running into him during the brief hiatus of the Manchester City star in St Tropez days after his beloved Arsenal knocked them out of the FA Cup.
Renowned Arsenal fan Morgan couldn’t resist taunting Sterling and posed with his thumb up for a photo before posting it on social media, writing ‘Thumbs up who’s in the FA Cup final’.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal side dumped Sterling and City out of the FA Cup after two goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang won the semifinals at Wembley last weekend.
Piers Morgan taunted Raheem Sterling over Arsenal’s FA Cup win against Manchester City last weekend after running into him in St Tropez
Sterling returned to winning ways on Tuesday by scoring twice when City turned Watford 4-0 upside down before flying to St Tropez to make the most of a short break in the schedule that Manager Pep Guardiola’s players are offering.
Sterling is on his way to warmer climbs with his family, soaking up the sun on the French Riviera after City players didn’t get training on Wednesday and Thursday.
English international Sterling was spotted in the crystal clear waters while enjoying some time with his young daughter.
Sterling and his young daughter were seen in the crystal clear waters of St Tropez
The 25-year-old takes a short break before the conclusion of the Premier League season
The 25-year-old then took a walk along the waterfront, past tourists who slowly began to flock to the area after easing the restrictions of the coronavirus lock.
Sterling isn’t the only City star to make the most of a short break, after defender Benjamin Mendy showed his 3.1 million followers via social media that he also sat back on an idyllic beach.
Both players are expected to rest in the season-related game with Norwich, as City has already supported second place in the league.
Fullback Benjamin Mendy also took the opportunity to go to warmer climbs
Guardiola is said to have given his players a short break before the closing weekend of the Premier League action, only to keep the intensity at an unprecedented level as a City bid to finally win the Champions League.
The sky blues continue straight into the newly created Champions League tournament in Portugal, before getting stuck in the preparations for the season.
City currently has a 2-1 lead over Spanish giants Real Madrid after their victory in the first leg at the Bernabeu in late February.
As reported by Sports emailCity will not rest between the Premier League’s conclusion and their massive European date with Madrid.
Guardiola gave his players two days off because he plans to increase the intensity as the season ends
Guardiola confirmed that his players will continue to train in the two-week period following the end of the league and Champions League game, while Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has given his men time to ‘disconnect a bit from football’ .
“I am so excited to prepare for the Real Madrid game and for the next season,” Guardiola said this week.
“If I lose this excitement and fire in me after victory and defeat, it will be a problem.”