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David Villa: “Guardiola will turn things round at Man City”

Pep Guardiola Man City

David Villa has backed his ex-coach Pep Guardiola to “change the situation” at Manchester City.

The Premier League club now is on fifth place in the table and 10 points behind leaders Chelsea.

“He has a difficult period right now but I believe he will change the situation,” Villa told Sky Sports News.

“It is normal to have a difficult period with the team, but he is great and I think he has a methodology and he has a very good coaching staff to change the situation and the future at City will be better for sure.

“Football is difficult in every country and I am so lucky that I was able to play for Guardiola. He is a great coach, for everyone who likes this game. But it is difficult to win and he has almost always won. His statistics are amazing.”