Mendy’s prank irks Guardi­ola

The Asian Age - - Be Sporty -

Ben­jamin Mendy has been pic­tured in the Manch­ester City dress­ing room just 24 hours af­ter claim­ing he was at Hong Kong In­ter­na­tional Air­port re­ported the Daily Mail.

The French­man had been in Barcelona re­cu­per­at­ing from a knee car­ti­lage in­jury but posted a video on so­cial me­dia claim­ing to be in the far east.

Pep Guardi­ola was at a loss for words when he was in­formed in his press con­fer­ence on Fri­day, ex­claim­ing, “In Hong Kong? F***, is he?”

Mendy later tweeted to con­firm he was only jok­ing, and is in­deed back with his City team- mates but will miss the clash with Chelsea on Sun­day.

He was snapped by Kyle Walker af­ter the duo had joked about the French de­fender’s prank on so­cial me­dia.

Walker shared a pic­ture of him train­ing on his own with the cap­tion, “Love train­ing with all the lads! # WhereIsMendy.”

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