Should Guardiola give rest to Manchester City players ? - FCNaija
Features By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 03/03/2018
Should Manchester City rest players for their upcoming games after they have played many games with high intensity this season? the question seems simple as many will say yes and some will say no, but it is more than giving a yes or no answer without an in-depth analysis of how the season looks like to Pep Guardiola's team. High flying Manchester City would not cease to amaze every football fans across the world with the way they approach the season despite finish the last season 15 points behind the Premier League Champions Chelsea on the final day of the season.Manchester City's season has been tremendous and at this stage of the campaign the Etihad outfit has wrapped up the Carabao Cup in a grand style by defeating Arsenal 3-0 at the Wembley in an almost one-sided match, though out of the FA Cup but in the Premier League we all know how far they have gone after opening 16 points lead over Manchester United who is on the second spot on the table.with the season going to an end and Manchester City still have crunchy fixtures to face if they must achieve their aim to win treble after their lofty dream to win quadruple was dented by Wigan in the FA Cup 5th round, Guardiola and his men will need to ensure they eliminate every possible threat on their way to winning major trophies this season.The Spanish tactician needs his players to be fit and to effect this he needs to apply effective player rotation policy so that players won't burn out before the season come to an end.Manchester City recently defeated Arsenal in a back to back contest and in the Carabao Cup final against Arsenal he fielded his first team expect goalkeeper Moraes Ederson and also in the Premier League against the Gunners he also played a strong starting lineup without resting his major starters.The 2017/18 season is coming to an end with just 10 games to wrap it and considering the huge gap between Manchester City and his fellow rivals one could conclude that if Manchester City win their seven next games in the Premier League the title will be secured but these games have to be approached with caution having in mind that the Champions League is also part of the competition the Etihad outfit want to win.