Joao Cancelo has set the file straight after hypothesis that he left Manchester Metropolis (opens in new tab) attributable to a serious falling out with Pep Guardiola.

In arguably essentially the most eyebrow-raising transfer of the January switch window, the Portugal full-back joined Bayern Munich (opens in new tab) on mortgage for the remainder of the season. Regardless of just lately shedding his place within the Metropolis beginning 11, he had made extra appearances than every other defender within the squad as much as that time.

Cancelo fell out of favour following final month’s derby defeat to Manchester United (opens in new tab), spending the following three matches as an unused substitute – and that, coupled along with his deadline-day departure, sparked rumours that he and Guardiola had clashed over his lack of game-time.

Cancelo has insisted that there is not any dangerous blood between him and Guardiola (Picture credit score: Tom Flathers/Manchester Metropolis FC through Getty Photos)

However the rumours have been simply that, it has since emerged. In an interview with Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo (quotes through Manchester Night Information), Cancelo tried to place the hypothesis to mattress as soon as and for all. He stated (opens in new tab):