Leeds United manager Sam Allardyce gives his verdict on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

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Leeds United manager Sam Allardyce has hailed Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola as a brilliant manager.

Allardyce said: “I think he’s brilliant. He’s done a huge amount for the PL. It’s not just the coach, it’s the backing behind that and recruitment. It’s been tremendous.

“We’ve always got on. He’s a great guy and his knowledge is fantastic. It’s great to be pitting your wits against him. If you want to be in football, the Premier League is the one place to be in this country.”