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Lyon manager Bruno Génésio on Manchester City, Pini Zahavi & Lionel Messi

Speaking in an interview with Téléfoot, Lyon manager Bruno Génésio discussed Manchester City, Pini Zahavi, Lionel Messi and much more.

On Manchester City:

It was a match where we rivalled both tactically and technically one of the best teams in Europe… I think that Barcelona will approach the game at their highest level of focus because of what we did against Manchester City.

On Barcelona & Lionel Messi:

We will have to raise our game against Barcelona. We will have to make them defend. I think that we have the ability to rise to their level. Messi is a genius with some very great players around him. We will have to respond as a collective and not with individual marking. Messi is capable of getting around any plan.

On Pini Zahavi:

I think that there is a very big likelihood that I will work with Pini Zahavi in the future. My priority is to stay at Lyon, I have the belief of the president behind me. A manager’s job is very precarious but my desire is to continue.


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