Pep Guardiola explains altercation with Sergio Aguero following substitution 1 month ago

Pep Guardiola explains altercation with Sergio Aguero following substitution

Manchester City manager has said that he has a good relationship with Sergio Aguero and said that their sideline disagreement on Saturday stemmed from tactical positioning.

Manchester City drew 2-2 with Tottenham after goals from Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero were cancelled out twice by Erik Lamela and then Lucas Moura.

Aguero was hauled off after 66 minutes for Gabriel Jesus who looked to have scored an injury-time matchwinner until the VAR disallowed the goal.

Pep insisted that it was a disagreement that stemmed from emotion and noted that there is no issue between the two.

"He thought I was complaining about me wanting goals but it was far away from the reality," Guardiola said in his post-match interview.

"I was just telling him he was too close to Kevin [De Bruyne] in that position but Sergio is an incredibly nice guy.

"We have a good relationship there's just emotion in the game. He's an incredible competitor. He wants to win. Everyone wants to win. I was happy with his position for the goal and that's all."