Man City boss Guardiola wants one last push for Champions League

Guardiola has not had it all his own way but looks likely to secure Champions League next year

Guardiola has not had it all his own way but looks likely to secure Champions League next year

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes that it is only a matter of time before video technology is introduced into football.

Asked if he thought it was necessary to tackle diving, Guardiola said: "No, because everybody makes mistakes". Whatever they decide, we're going to accept and we're going to accept the bans and the cases.

"I think we've got a manager who has come in with a very specific vision of how he wants the game to be played", Kompany told British media yesterday. There are many other things we can improve.

'The referees - they know everything. They are the bosses in those terms. I adapt to the rules.

Guardiola's main frustration with referees this season is that, in his view, they are less likely to award fouls than officials in Spain and Germany.

Goalline technology has helped assistant referees but Guardiola would prefer greater use of it to eradicate mistakes.

"Sooner or later that is going to happen, the technology (that) will help the referees to be more fair about what happens in the game, to make less mistakes because there are a lot of mistakes".

'The football is quicker and faster than faster than before and they are not able to arrive in the right moments and the decision is wrong.

West Ham have been linked with a £20million bid for the Nigeria global but Guardiola only has eyes for Sunday's trip to Vicarage Road, where victory will assure City of third place.

City go to Watford on Sunday, knowing a point will secure them a top-four place, while a win will seal third spot and see them avoid a potentially tricky Champions League qualifier.

"Normally the big teams always fight until the end and after that you can win or lose it", said Guardiola. Just look at we have to do, win the game against a team who at home over the season made a good result. We must improve on that next season.

"So tomorrow we travel to London to do that". The gap to the leaders is big.

"We are going to finish the season with 15 or 17 points behind the first and second in the league, the gap is big, so we have to work harder next season to reduce that gap".

"We had periods where we won three games in a row here at home".

"It does say a lot about the Premier League that two top teams will miss out on the top four", the Belgian said. "But we still have 95, 96 minutes to fight to do one thing that's so important for the club and the future, to be in the Champions League".

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