Pep Guardiola insists Bayern Munich are the best team in the world despite Manchester City’s recent run of form.
West Ham boss David Moyes suggested the Premier League leaders are the best team in Europe after their 2-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
That win saw City extend their current winning streak to 20 matches – a record for an English top-flight club – but Guardiola said Liverpool, as reigning champions, should be considered the best in England, and Bayern the best in the world.
“The best team in Europe and in the world are Bayern Munich because they won everything – they are the best,” Guardiola said at his news conference ahead of the Premier League clash with Wolves on Tuesday.
“In England, the champions are Liverpool because they are the best. If you want to take the crown, you have to win. In March, nobody is champions.
“We have to do well and try to win but we cannot deny the last few months were exceptional in terms of results.
“When we played well and won comfortably, but even when we don’t play well like in the last game when West Ham were exceptional, we are able to take the points.”