The 44 year Argentine and Tottenham’s head coach claims that London club is a much bigger club than the Manchester City.
Today in the EPL the two heavyweights will play against each other to be in the premier league race, the Sky Blues (Manchester City) will host Tottenham at Etihad stadium.
Right now in the EPL table the Tottenham side climbs up to the second spot they have collected 45 points in their 21 games and they are seven points behind the League leaders Chelsea on the other hand Manchester City slipped to the fifth spot, they have collected 42 points in their 21 games.
Though Guardiola and Pochettino knows each other well they face each other several times when both are in the La Liga ,when Guardiola was the head coach of Barcelona and Pochettino was the head coach of Espanyol.
But the Argentine coach believes that today’s match in England is different, with the London club who won the last EPL crown back in 1961.
The Argentine coach added: "[In Spain] the gap was massive, massive. Now, historically Tottenham is bigger than Manchester City. The fans are bigger at Tottenham,"
"You can compare in Spain. Between Espanyol and Barcelona, you can measure the gap. Here, it's too difficult to measure the gap. It's a completely different world."
This season the Spaniard Guardiola have joined the Manchester City side and he has faced a lot of criticism because of his team’s performance so far and in their last match his men lost their match by 4-0 against Everton.
The Tottenham boss feels that everyone knows how good is he so he has nothing to prove to anyone.
He voiced: "It means nothing for City to lose to Everton. It does not change my admiration or my thoughts about him. Sometimes you can win, you can lose. That is the game,"
"He needs time. He's in a position that is still that they can win titles. And he only has to wait.
"He doesn't need to show his quality, his real quality as a coach and how he manages the team. He's shown enough at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
"Sometimes it's about managing expectations. You cannot win titles after a few months. You need to wait until the end. And I'm sure Guardiola will fight with Manchester City at the end for big things."