Guardiola admits some players want to leave Manchester City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has admitted some 0f his players want to leave the reigning Premier League Champions.

City won their second successive league title after a 4-1 win over Brighton and Hove Albion last Sunday.

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The Citizens are aiming to win a domestic treble when they face Watford in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

They have already won the Carabao Cup this season after defeating Chelsea in the final in February.

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“Today [transfers] are not easy but some movements we have to do for the next season, yes, because people want to leave, players want to play,” the City boss said.

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“They accept not playing for a period but when the period is long it’s normal that they want to play more. I understand completely that when players don’t play regularly they want to play more or that they’re completely happy when they play regularly and their lives are really sad when they don’t.

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“I can’t assure that [playing regularly] to anyone so I understand completely. But not too many [signings] because it’s so difficult today to move players.”

Meanwhile, the travelling squad for Man City’s FA Cup final clash with Watford has been released.

They are as follows:

Goalkeepers: Ederson, Muric, Bravo, Grimshaw.

Defenders: Walker, Danilo, Otamendi, Laporte, Stones, Sandler, Kompany, Delph, Zinchenko.

Midfielders: Fernandinho, Silva, De Bruyne, Foden, Gundogan, Bernardo.

Forwards: Mahrez, Sane, Sterling, Jesus, Aguero.

The Citizens defeated Brighton in the semi-final, with Gabriel Jesus getting the only goal of the game.

Here are pictures of the players and coaches arriving for the game: