Pep Guardiola’s side fell to a 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last time out, while the visitors are looking to bounce back from a defeat of their own after going down 4-2 to Leicester City.
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Spurs looked to be doing bitter north London rivals Arsenal a huge favour when they scored twice in the closing moments of the first half to leave Pep Guardiola’s side staring at a third successive loss.
The five-time World Cup winners were regarded as the favourites to go all the way in Qatar, but their run ended with defeat to Croatia on penalties in the quarter-finals.
The 51-year-old has guided Manchester City to four league titles, four League Cups and the FA Cup since taking over in 2016 and his deal was set to expire in the summer.
He has made a stunning start at City, scoring 17 goals in just 11 appearances since his summer move from Borussia Dortmund.
The versatile midfielder had been strongly linked with a move to LaLiga giants FC Barcelona after stating that Manchester City “know what I want” earlier this month.
The Spaniard is recognized as a coach who encourages technical excellence, having been brought up through the FC Barcelona system and taken the teachings with him.
A decade on from Sergio Aguero sealing the crown in a jaw-dropping 3-2 final day win, a rocking Etihad Stadium witnessed similar drama.
Pep Guardiola’s side were in danger of gifting second placed Liverpool a title lifeline after West Ham’s Jarrod Bowen struck twice in the first half.
Pep Guardiola’s men move three points clear of Liverpool with two games to play and boosted their goal difference to seven
Haaland, 21, will join City at the end of the season having spent two-and-a-half successful years at Dortmund
Manchester City manager Guardiola saw his side go down 3-2 at Wembley after making seven changes to the team.
In an interview with Telemundo, Guardiola discussed his time as coach of Barcelona and the influence Messi had on him.
Manchester City were twice pegged back at the Etihad Stadium after goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus were cancelled out by Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane.
The Citizens have yet to get their hands on the trophy of Europe’s elite club competition, but they came close last season, only to lose 1-0 against Premier League rivals Chelsea in the final.
The Daily Star said the Brazil forward has become a fringe first-team figure this season for Pep Guardiola’s treble chasers.
All eyes will be on the Etihad Stadium this Sunday for the 187th all-Manchester encounter as the German leads his side to the reigning Premier League champions and current leaders.
Rangnick, who has never faced Guardiola before in his managerial career, replaced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in November.
Guardiola is under contract at the Etihad until the summer of 2023 and has previously hinted he could leave the Premier League champions when his current deal expires.