Pep Guardiola claims he’s NEVER heard of Fantasy Football… which may explain Man City boss’ frustrating rotations

PEP GUARDIOLA admits he has never heard of ‘Fantasy Football’ until this week.

But he says that any players who go leaking team news to their friends for whatever reason are ‘incredibly unethical and unprofessional’.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has claimed he’s never heard of FPLCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

At the weekend Aston Villa boss Dean Smith vowed to track down whoever gave away the secret that star man Jack Grealish was injured.

There was a concern it had surfaced because several Villa players took him out of their Fantasy League teams in the build up to the game.

That has since been knocked down but Pep is a great believer that what is said in the dressing room must stay there.

The Manchester City boss said: “I know the players play these games but I don’t know what fantasy football is.

“I’ve never played it and I heard of it for the first time on Sky yesterday.

“I don’t know what it is. Sometimes there’s a selection and players are friends with players from other teams and they talk about what might happen.

“Sometimes it happens, it’s incredibly unethical and unprofessional but it can happen.”

Guardiola has infuriated FPL managers since arriving in England with his habit of leaving some of his biggest and most in-form stars on the bench.


And he was once again coy about his own team news for Wednesday night’s Champions League last 16 tie against Borussia Monchengladbach.

Guardiola said he had to check on the fitness of various players.

But the Spaniard suggested the only player who would not travel to Budapest for the game was Nathan Ake. 

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