It’s a bit weird that, isn’t it? It seems to be an increasingly common thing in Germany too where the manager of one club is hired by another and the deal is announced way earlier than you might expect it too. I can’t imagine it ever working in England or Scotland for example.
Marco Rose is a really highly rated manager in European football and his team should pose problems for Pep Guardiola, especially if he comes out with one of his trademark over-thought tactical setups to deal with problems that aren’t really there. City have by far the better players and play the better football but there’s always the worry that Guardiola complicates things slightly too much. The changes always make sense but there have been times that they have caused the team meltdown.
We’ll know more when we see the teams, of course. Stay here for live updates throughout, with actual coverage shown on BT Sport.