Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will remain in charge of the regular visit to Newcastle. After his PCR test came back negative for COVID-19.
Guardiola had just returned from Barcelona in the middle of last week. After attending a press conference to hang up the studs of Sergio Aguero, a former team member. And from preliminary examinations. It was found that he could not conclude that he was infect with COVID-19. or not causing the need to cancel the press conference on friday.
Pep Guardiola will remain in charge of the regular visit to Newcastle
However, the 50-year-old has recently had a negative PCR test, which was announced at 8:00 p.m. local time. As a result, he will still be responsible for managing the team at St James’ Park as usual.
Premier League champions Manchester City are looking for an eighth successive Premier League win. And they will have Pep in charge after a busy day at the Etihad Stadium.
If Guardiola had been unable to lead City on Sunday, assistants Juanma Lillo, Rodolfo Borrell and Carlos Vicens were expected to head the coaching staff.
A 10-day self-isolation period would have also meant that Guardiola missed the Boxing Day fixture against Leicester City at the Etihad.