Manchester City is going to continue pursuing Liverpool who is leading the Premier League while the Wolves are going to visit Etihad Stadium. The Champions have obtained their title defense following an arduous December as they defeated the Red in an interesting encounter in the outing of the last league.
It is since then that Manchester City had 2 significant boosts in their confidence by crushing the opposition from a lower division in the match for the domestic cup. They have dispatched Burton and Rotherham by an accumulated score-line 16–0.
The squad of Pep Guardiola will not try to maintain the momentum that they have gained and will also keep pressuring Liverpool. However, boss of Manchester City expects the Wolves to be a difficult opponent. The promoted team has held Man City to a draw of 1–1 at Molineux in the month of August while in a recent game they beat Tottenham who is in the third position over Christmas.
Guardiola has stated that they some fine players and this number aren’t just one or two. There are three or four of them. According to him, they are strong and control many areas physically. The players make many switches in the game and if someone is tired in the last minute, they will put new players for doing that. Vincent Kompany and Sergio Aguero might be back contending after they missed the matches for the cup against Burton and Rotherham. Aguero is suffering from flu while Kompany has some muscular issue.