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Guardiola: I Don't Have A Lot Of Options

Guardiola: I Don't Have A Lot Of Options

Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola admitted he doesn't have a lot of options ahead of the Champions League final against Manchester United. Guardiola will have to cope without an entire back four and there are question marks over the fitness of Andres Iniesta and Thierry Henry.

'I don't have a lot of options,' Guardiola said.

'I don't even have a lot of options for the league game against Osasuna on Saturday.

'I don't know if Andres and Titi will make it in time - we'll see on Monday or Tuesday.

'They have faith and the will to be there but it depends on their muscles as well.

'If they are not fit, somebody else will have a chance. There is nothing we can do about it.'


Barcelona's bench are considerably weaker than United's: their best attacking options are an underperforming Hleb, an inexperienced and lightweight Bojan and of course the well-known Eidur Gudjohnsen - who is often used in midfield anyway.

These are not exactly reassuring options - while United will possibly have Carlos Tevez and Dimitar Berbatov on the bench...



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Writer:Zae
Date:Friday May 22 2009
Time: 12:18PM

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I'm gonna go with Tevez should start with Ronaldo and Rooney. Ronaldo through the middle even though Park will probably start.
Paulinho
22/05/2009 17:41:00
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Front four of Rooney, Tevez, Berba, Ron-diva! Hopefully you'll thrash those lucky Spanish dastardos - this is the only time you have my support! Get revenge for us please!!!
haigh_for_7
24/05/2009 23:56:00
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