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There's a player from Guardiola's team who supports Man Utd

By Harry Smith

There's a player from Guardiola's team who supports Man Utd

There are players who from an early age support their teams, grow up with that idea, and then suddenly arrive at the rival team.

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The atmosphere is set for the Manchester derby which is just a few days away. October 2 will be the Citizens' home date when they take on Manchester United, both teams have been in good form in recent weeks.


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The 27-year-old was signed on the last transfer day from Borussia Dortmund. Pep Guardiola signed Swiss Manuel Akanji, a last-minute signing. He was the fifth reinforcement after Kalvin Phillips, Stefan Ortega, Julian Alvarez and Erling Haaland.


"I was asked what my target was. I said I would eventually play for the best club in the world. It was concluded that I considered Manchester United to be the best club in the world and I really wanted to make the team," referring to his thoughts a few years ago about how he viewed football before his debut.


"When I came to Basel, I played in the Champions League and against Manchester United. When the idols became rivals, I reached a point where I stopped being a fan and wanted to do my own job well enough to beat teams like Manchester United," Akanji added to the above comment, after being questioned about his controversial fan base for the arch-rivals.


Akanji had a desire to play for Manchester United

The video of him making this statement was circulated in the media and was re-uploaded, because of his arrival at the rival team and whether he still considered himself a Red Devils fan.

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