Manchester City are 'untouchable' - Manchester United's Jose Mourinho

Manchester City are 'untouchable' - Manchester United's Jose Mourinho

Manchester City are 'untouchable' - Manchester United's Jose Mourinho

In terms of City you could pick any one of about seven but David Silva has been one of my favourite players of the Premier League era as I have previously mentioned so I always look forward to watching him play in these big games. But, in this moment I have only to think about football, and to think about football is to think about Manchester City as a football team there.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described Man City as "untouchables" ahead of their derby this weekend.

It is unclear at this stage if the France midfielder is in danger of missing the trip to Manchester City or when the problem occurred.

Mourinho has praised United's ability to fight back from losing positions, but suggested he would like to see them score the first goal more often.

But Guardiola claimed United, who have secured comeback wins in their last two matches against Bournemouth and Juventus, can not be discounted from the fight for top spot.

"I lived in Barcelona for many years and know special derbies against Real Madrid, and in Germany against Borussia Dortmund like this weekend - it's special, I know that, but we have to be focused". I can not say we are going to be successful in our motivations, in our desire, but we played two hard matches away against two very good teams, Chelsea and Juventus, and we managed to get good results.

But a few hours earlier, they will be big rivals as they go head-to-head in the derby with City hoping to move 12 points clear of United in the Premier League. "But Manchester City are a very powerful team".

"We have to stop them in their attacks, there is a way to do it and the manager knows that. I think we're going to score a lot more goals together!"

Still, as a football team it is one Mourinho believes they can beat - particularly after their performance at title contenders Chelsea and the midweek victory away to Juventus.

However, Mourinho knows they can not afford the sloppy starts that have been all to frequent recently.

"If we keep conceding goals before the opponent, there will arrive the day where we can not come back", he said.

'I told him there was no need, I didn't insult him. "Which, I have to say against Juventus, it happened".

Alexis Sánchez and Romelu Lukaku look set to be available.

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"At the end, UEFA, FIFA, English federation has to say if we were wrong", Guardiola said.

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