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"In terms of catching Manchester City, I think certainly not this season,”

“And if I'm being perfectly honest, it will be very difficult next season if City keep playing the way they are playing.

“They are almost getting to the level Barcelona were at four or five years ago.

“It's not nice to say but if you can't enjoy that style of football then you won't enjoy football.

“It's great to watch, the courage they have on the ball, it's almost the perfect football at times.

“Guardiola is putting the foundations in place to try and emulate that Barcelona team and you can see they are well on their way to doing that."