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Nathan Redmond Clarifies That Pep Guardiola Didn’t Call Him a “W*nker”

Nathan Redmond Clarifies That Pep Guardiola Didn’t Call Him a “W*nker”

Nathan Redmond has lifted the lid on the coming together between himself and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola last night, confirming the Spaniard didn’t call him a “wanker”.

Contrary to many reports in the media, Redmond insists that the City manager approached him and asked why he played so defensively during their match at the Etihad, while being “very complimentary”.

Footage from the altercation showed Guardiola running toward the Southampton winger, looking visibly frustrated.

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The former Norwich midfielder was keen to put the issue to bed though, especially after seeing claims from a ‘professional lip-reader’ that Guardiola had called him a “wanker” during their conversation.

Redmond posted the following message via his Twitter account, in which he described the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss as one of the best in the world:

 

Despite Guardiola’s fury at the final whistle, his side actually won their match with Southampton 2-1, with goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling.

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