Graham Souness' Bitter Guardiola Rant After Epic Monaco Game Is Peak Souness

The grumpiest man in football strikes again

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There were diving headers; goalkeeping heroics; blunders; sumptuous chips; missed penalties and breathtaking counter-attacks: Manchester City vs Monaco, What. A. Game. A Champions League classic! But, if you're Graham Souness - aka the grumpiest man in football - then none of that matters, does it?

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Despite Pep Guardiola's side overturning a 2-3 deficit to win 5-3 during a timeless clash at the Etihad, Souness, the man who famously signed Ali Dia for Southampton; broke Newcastle's transfer record for a washed-up Michael Owen and left management more than 10 years ago, called Guardiola "Arrogant" and slated his team selection.

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Nice one, Graham.

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We're all for constructive criticism here, Graham, but surely there's a limit? You've just witnessed one of the eternal battles in the great pantheon of European football, and all you can do is whine about Yaya Toure not putting in a defensive shift?

Everyone knows John Stones is prone to a bit of a wobble, but forgive us for trusting the judgement of the greatest manager of the modern era, rather than some dour old has-been who spent £8 million on Jean-Alain Boumsong and looks like the kind of guy who writes two star Tripadvisor reviews for the service at Brasserie Blanc. The kind of guy who complains to bar staff when a gin and tonic costs £6.50.

That guy...