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Man City manager Guardiola furious with Walker over 'stupid' suspension

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has blasted Kyle Walker for his Champions League suspension.

Walker was sent-off for kicking Andre Silva during the 2-1 defeat to RB Leipzig in December.

Guardiola revealed he did not agree with City appealing Walker's red-card and remains furious with the Englishman as he has no right-back available for the round-of-16 second-leg tie with Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday.

"He deserved it [the suspension], he deserved the three, he did a stupid thing," Guardiola told a news conference on Tuesday, with his side ahead 5-0 after the first leg.

"I'm not kind to Kyle for this kind of action. I'm still so angry with him.

"He knows it, it's not necessary. He deserved it. The club appealed but I did not agree. Hopefully he learned."

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