Pep Guardiola sends his congratulations to Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel

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Chelsea and Manchester City will meet each other On Saturday evening, in a Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium, in a game deemed as a dress rehearsal for the Champions League final on May 29.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has admitted that he’s impressed with the work Thomas Tuchel has done at Chelsea, and he sent his congratulations to the club and the manager after a massive win over Spanish giants Real Madrid who have won the Champions League for a record 13 times.

“First of all congratulations to Chelsea,” said Guardiola.

“They put in a good performance against the kings of the competition in Real Madrid.

“Chelsea has done remarkably in the last period, winning games, they play good, they have always been there every year fighting for titles in Europe, it’s not a surprise.

“I have a lot of respect for Thomas. He has been in Mainz, Dortmund, PSG and now here. Every place he’s been he’s always done really well and his teams are always a joy to watch.

“But to be more involved more inside, what they do, I can imagine but I have not been working with him so I don’t know [what he does].

“But the more I see, and he knows it, he’s always done really well, I am not surprised.

“Huge compliments for what they have done so far.”

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