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Guardiola does not guarantee Haaland against Liverpool, but admits to taking the risk in obtaining the star | English football

Trying to catch up with Arsenal in the fight for the English title, the Manchester city He will face Liverpool as their first challenge after the date break, with whom they have competed in the struggle for titles in recent years. And before the duel, Pep Guardiola had a big doubt: can he count on striker Haaland or not? The coach said he still didn’t have an answer to the question, but admitted he would take the risk of using the player if necessary.

– Let’s see today. Doctors, and especially the player, decide. I talked to him, he feels good. Life is a risk at these stages, we have to take it. “We have a great medical team who control the players perfectly,” Guardiola said in a press conference on Friday.

Haaland and Guardiola embrace at City against Burnley: player suffered a thigh injury in the match – Photo: REUTERS/Phil Noble

Haaland suffered a thigh injury against Burnley in the FA Cup and was unable to play for Norway in two matches during the national teams’ game period. Predictions will continue until Saturday as to whether the Premier League’s top scorer will play against Liverpool, on Saturday, at 8:30am (from Brasilia).

Manchester City ranks second in the English Premier League with 61 points, eight points behind leaders Arsenal, who have one more game. There are 10 rounds left until the end of the competition, and the two teams still have a direct confrontation, at the end of April.

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