Sadio Man has acknowledged Pep Guardiolas claim that he is a diver means the spotlight will be on him against Manchester City
Sadio Man has acknowledged Pep Guardiolas claim that he is a diver means the spotlight will be on him in Liverpools top-of-the-table showdown with Manchester City on Sunday but admitted he would dive again if it resulted in a penalty being awarded.
The Senegal forward was accused of sometimes diving by the City manager after Liverpools lastgasp victory against Aston Villa on Saturday a suggestion that led Jrgen Klopp to accuse his opposite number of being fixated on his team. Guardiola has since retracted his claim, but with Liverpool holding a six-point advantage over the champions, Man believes the City manager was attempting to raise the temperature before the biggest match of the season so far.
I think its a bit clever from him to get the attention of the referee but I will just play my football like Im always doing, he said. I dont pay attention to what hes saying because its part of football. It doesnt make anything for me. Even though I saw him commenting about it, what he said, for me, I think its positive