With Manchester City competing on all four fronts this season, Pep Guardiola would certainly have his eyes set on winning the Quadruple.
Winning a Treble is such a difficult task that only a few world-class clubs have managed to achieve this milestone. However, Manchester City have their eyes set on winning the Quadruple this season. In addition to a domestic league title and UCL glory, a Quadruple requires winning two domestic cup competitions in English football.
Manchester City are fighting it out on all fronts at this stage of the season, and already have one hand on the Premier League title as they have a 14 point lead over second placed, Manchester United. Pep Guardiola’s men have made it to the Carabao Cup finals where they will face Tottenham Hotspurs in April. The Citizens brushed aside Borussia Monchengladbach in the last 16 of the Champions League, booking a quarterfinal berth. In the FA Cup, the league leaders will face Everton in the quarterfinal clash.
Here are a few things, Pep Guardiola can do to ensure that Manchester City remain in the hunt to win the Quadruple-
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SQUAD ROTATION IS KEY
Guardiola is the master of squad rotation and needs no lessons on that topic. The Spanish manager has rotated his side brilliantly over the past seasons, keeping his players fresh for important matches. A reason why Pep can afford to gamble with the rest of his squad, is because of the quality and depth he possess on the bench. The likes of Ferran Torres and Phil Foden should be able to get more playing time in the Premier League, to preserve the likes of Riyad Mahrez and Kevin De Bruyne.
With games coming thick and fast at this stage of the season, it is absolutely vital for Pep Guardiola to ensure that his key players remain injury-free. Benjamin Mendy started as a left-back against Fulham over the weekend, ahead of the likes of Zinchenko and Joao Cancelo which just shows how many options Pep has to fill in one spot.