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PEP GUARDI­OLA has had Wi-Fi dis­con­nected from the dress­ing room area at Manch­ester City’s train­ing com­plex to en­cour­age play­ers to talk to each other more. De­fender Pablo Za­baleta has re­vealed that Guardi­ola be­lieves cre­at­ing a strong bond be­tween his play­ers is vi­tal on and off the pitch. He said: “He makes us have break­fast and eat lunch all to­gether at the club, at the train­ing cen­tre. The dress­ing room is on the bot­tom floor, three floors down, There isn’t even 3G con­nec­tion there. We are in­com­mu­ni­cado there.” Longserv­ing Za­baleta, who was linked with a move away in the sum­mer, is one of sev­eral City play­ers who has been re­ju­ve­nated by Guardi­ola’s ar­rival and his de­mands on diet, life­style and proper prepa­ra­tion. He added: “You al­ways want and dream to be coached by the best coaches and now I have the pos­si­bil­ity of work­ing with one of the best. Now ev­ery­one is learn­ing a lot, about the way in which you should live. Be­yond the knowl­edge of his idea you see his pas­sion for foot­ball.”

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