The Manchester derby also attracts the Mourinha duel with Guardiola

The English League has the first of the highlights on the weekend – the Manchester derby between home United and City. Fans are looking forward not only to battle on the pitch but also to the benches. The former coach of Barcelona and Bayern Munich Guardiola has a much greater success in the duel, because he won seven times from the previous 16 games. Mourinho rejoiced from three wins and six times their confrontation ended with a draw.

“As I have said many times, Mourinha is very much respected, I always try to learn from my colleagues and I have the same thing with him.Rivalry comes more from the media and we will not affect it, “Guardiola said. ” Of course I would go with him for a glass of wine when he invites me, “added the Spanish manager of City. >

Both clubs in Manchester, who spent more than £ 300m (£ 9.6bn) together in the summer, went well into the season under the new coaches, winning all three league matches, and together with Chelsea they were the front of the table. / p>

“I know what the derby means. When you want to win, you have to be in the best form. City have a very good coach. They always had great players, and now they brought in more. They are a candidate for the title and have to respect them.We are fine and ready, “said Portugalec Mourinho.

The golden Red Devil’s weapon is Zlatan Ibrahimović, who was swiftly acclimatized in the United States and arrived in the English League “I’ve already done a lot of such bumps – El Clásico, the Milan Derby, in the Netherlands the big one,” he said. match Ajax – Feyenoord i duel PSG with Marseille. I miss just this derby.I’m very well prepared, self-confident and focused on Saturday as well as our entire team, “said Ibrahimovic.

On the other hand, guests who had been the champion of the title in the season would have to the best shooter to get around because Argentinean Sergio Agüero has received a three-time penalty from the disciplined punter for winning Winston Reid’s elbow in a match with West Ham. “Although he can not play, they have a tremendous choice. Without it it will be harder for us. When Aguero gets on board, we know their set-up, “Mourinho said.

The Manchester derby has kicked off at Old Trafford at 13:30, the main referee will be Mark Clattenburg.