‘Better than the whole Spurs team’ – Fans in disbelief at Man City’s incredible £374m bench as Guardiola rings changes

FANS have been in disbelief after Pep Guardiola named an incredibly strong bench against Tottenham Hotspur.

Manchester City are facing Spurs in the Premier League as they hope to recover some ground on league leaders Arsenal.

PAKevin De Bruyne was on the bench for Man City against Tottenham[/caption]

GettyPhil Foden joined the midfielder on the bench along with several other stars[/caption]

However, in the vital match, Guardiola left a number of his star players on the bench.

The Spaniard’s options for substitutes consisted of Aymeric Laporte, Kalvin Phillips, Bernardo Silva, Ruben Dias, Phil Foden, Kyle Walker, Kevin De Bruyne, Stefan Ortega and Joao Cancelo.

Fans took to social media to discuss the craziness of the bench as one tweeted: “The entire Man City bench would start for us.”

A second commented: “Man City’s bench is stronger than our XI.”

A third wrote: “If there’s been a better bench in Premier League history, I’ve not seen it. Ridiculous.”

A fourth said: “Every single outfield player on Man City‘s bench today gets into our starting 11 somewhere… agree?”

A fifth added: “The Man City bench looks better than most of their starting lineup.”

The entirety of the bench cost the club an estimated £373.5million.

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This figure is more than most Premier League side’s starting elevens and probably some of their entire squads.

Spurs go into the game in 5th place in the league table after their weekend defeat to North London rivals Arsenal.

A win for Antonio Conte’s side will help them close the gap to 4th placed Newcastle.

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