PEP GUARDIOLA has revealed he was simply telling Nathan Redmond “how good he’s” after the duo had been caught in a heated dialog adopted Man Metropolis’s dramatic 2-1 win.
Moments after the full-time whistle, Guardiola regarded raging with the Southampton ace as he shouted in his face and pushed the winger.
Metropolis had simply secured three dramatic factors after Raheem Sterling’s 95th minute winner.
But it surely appeared the Spaniard’s good temper was lower quick as Redmond was making his approach off the pitch.
Redmond selected to talk behind his hand, so it was not sure what despatched Guardiola over the sting.
However the Metropolis boss has performed down any dangerous blood between the pair and easily revealed he was complimenting the 23-year-old.
Chatting with Match of the Day after the sport, he mentioned: “I used to be telling Nathan Redmond how good he’s on the finish.
“Southampton have some tremendous proficient gamers, Redmond is so good one towards one.
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“However they did not’ need to play, they had been time losing from the ninth minute. I simply wished them to play.”
Metropolis prolonged their lead on the high of the desk to eight factors over bitter rivals Manchester United because of Sterling’s aim which sparked large jubilation amongst the followers.
And Guardiola believes these are the moments in soccer that gamers, managers and followers crave.
He added: “It was an astonishing finish to the sport. It means loads. They’d 10 guys within the field, it was so sophisticated to assault them.
“They’d possibilities within the first half, all of the groups are higher than us at set-pieces. They’re stronger than us however we stored affected person.
“On the finish our momentum stored going, Raheem scores a implausible aim.
“What impresses probably the most is the center with which they play. What occurred within the locker room was superb.
“It’s a must to get pleasure from these conditions, you by no means know what is going to occur sooner or later. We need to win the league however it’s a must to rejoice while you rating within the final breath like that.”