Manchester United : Trophy hunter Pep Guardiola happy to miss out on winter getaway
Guardiola did take his players to
The City boss will consider a similar trip this time round if an early FA Cup exit leaves a gap in their match schedule.
But he acknowledges that it may be difficult to fit in such a break if City remain in the hunt for all four major prizes.
"Hopefully not, because that means we continue in the FA Cup and especially in the
"Last season, it was quite similar. But then after Wigan beat us in the FA Cup, we went there."
City are still in contention for a quadruple of
They took a significant step towards winning one of those trophies on Wednesday, thrashing third tier
It means that, barring something extraordinary in the second leg on
That creates another barrier to a potential winter vacation as their league fixture at Everton, scheduled for the previous day, would have to be rearranged.
"Did you see the schedule this morning? I saw the schedule, and the Everton game will be fixed for another week, so we don't have many (spaces in the schedule for a warm-weather break), so we'll see," Guardiola said.
City, having taken a step towards a cup final, resume their attempt to catch leaders
Guardiola's side, in second place, are four points behind
But Guardiola rejected the suggestion that he is happier chasing than leading.
"I prefer to be in
Guardiola hopes to have
City have found it tough keeping pace with
"You don't realise how tough it is until you are here for the amount of games, the weather, the time needed for players to recover."
(c) 2019, Express Network Pvt Ltd. All rights reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info)., source