"There are some wars you lose from the start and it would have been nice if people had given my side of the story. I didn't call Messi, nor Busquets, nor Suarez, nor Iniesta. I knew (keeper) Ter
Stegen wanted to play more and I called him but he decided to stay at Barca."
-- Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola, ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League clash with his
former club, denies trying to lure Barcelona stars to Man City. (Reuters)