I don't know how to stop Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe

Mauricio Pochettino talks about the possibility that Lionel Messi will be able to face Man City at the UCL. (0:40).
Pep Guardiola stated that he doesn't know how to stop Kylian Mbappe, Lionel Messi and Neymar while he prepares to face Paris Saint-Germain in Manchester City's Champions League match.

Guardiola stated that it would be nearly impossible to contain Mauricio pochettino's front three when the teams meet in France Tuesday.

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Guardiola stated that "I don’t know" at Monday's news conference after being asked about Neymar, Messi and Mbappe. "This level of quality, I don’t know what to do to stop them.

They are so talented. It is difficult to manage this amount of talent.

Guardiola is well-versed in the qualities of Messi after their time at Barcelona.

Messi has yet to score for PSG after his shocking move in summer. However, the City manager said that even the most talented player in the world must take time to adjust to a new league and team.

Guardiola stated, "They need to be given time, but it is not often given to them." "The quality is there, of course. They [PSG] have had outstanding players for many years and great managers. They are present in the French league, cups, and Europe.

Pep Guardiola of Manchester City doesn't know how Paris Saint-Germain's front trio can be contained. Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/Getty Images

"We are aware of how hard it can be. We are still trying to get back there, knowing how great they are as individuals and collectively.

"I believe this type of player [Messi] speaks by itself. Messi speaks for himself; there's no need to describe him. He has done more than extraordinary things.

City was heavily linked to a move by Messi one year before he joined PSG. Guardiola repeatedly stated that he didn't believe Messi would leave Barcelona, and it was surprising to see him leave Camp Nou.

He said, "It was a surprise to everyone but it actually happened." It was unimaginable a few years ago, but it did happen. You never know what is going to happen in football or life. He will be happy in Paris, I'm sure."

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