Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep: League Cup Is a Waste of Energy

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep: League Cup Is a Waste of Energy

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PEP Guardiola has declared the Carabao Cup a 'waste of energy'.

The City manager delivered his verdict on the League Cup after Jose Mourinho claimed English clubs in Europe would benefit from dropping out of the competition.

City secured their place in the fourth round on Wednesday with a 2-1 win against West Brom, with Guardiola naming a strong team that included Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sane and John Stones.

But he claimed the exertions at the Hawthorns could impact his team when they face Crystal Palace in the Premier League today.

Guardiola said: "So business is business. We have a lot of games.

"If you have to play in a competition you have to play in it. It's good for the people you don't use a lot. …

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