Guardiola and Mourinho have a storied historical past as managerial competitors again once they had been in control of Barcelona and Real Madrid.
El Clasico conferences had been incessantly heated affairs with Mourinho incessantly looking to finally end up the Spaniard.
And the Citizens boss has reignited the feud as soon as once more with a bit of dig at his long-standing rival over United’s taste of play.
“I see Chelsea, I see Tottenham – they like to play [but] at Manchester United you have the second balls,” Guardiola informed BBC’s The Premier League Show.
When requested to elucidate his feedback, Guardiola mentioned: “I have a lot of respect for my neighbours.”
Guardiola additionally urged he’s best more likely to keep at City if he’s a hit.
He added: “It’s tricky to switch what’s on your blood.
“At the top all managers do what they consider – I want to be extra affected person however its tricky.
“Of route I’ve needed to adapt [to English football] – however no longer the basics.
“I adapt particularly for the standard of the gamers I’ve.
“I guarantee you that I’m going to check out to achieve success.
“When I end my length right here the folk will pass judgement on me on titles – however the way in which I [work] I will be able to no longer trade.”
City go back and forth to stand Chelsea the next day (five.30pm).