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Default Mourinho still rankled by Agüero while Guardiola backs Sterling before derby

• United manager ‘not such big fan’ of aspects of Agüero’s game
• Guardiola says Sterling doesn’t deserve criticism over penaltyRaheem Sterling unintentionally put the issue of diving on the pre-Manchester derby agenda with his Norman Wisdom impersonation against Shakhtar Donetsk, not – just so everyone is clear – that his inelegant attempt to chip the visiting goalkeeper amounted to an attempt to deceive the referee.

“I don’t understand why Raheem received any criticism at all because he was not diving,” Pep Guardiola said. “He wanted to make a chip and he made a mistake. It was a bad decision by the referee. There might have been a few jokes about it in the locker room but there is a lot of love for Raheem because he is an incredibly nice guy and he gives everything on the pitch for the whole 90 minutes. He is so quick that when he tries to do a chip he has to slow down. The criticism is unfair but it won’t affect him. He is a lot stronger now than when we first met.”

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