Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has frowned at Raheem Sterling after his showboating antics at the end of derby victory over Manchester United.

The England forward was seen performing step-overs in the final seconds while being pursued by Marouane Fellaini and Alexis Sanchez.

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Guardiola raced onto his pitch at full-time to confront Sterling, with the gesticulating City boss visibly saying: “Pass the ball, pass the ball. Don’t do that.”

Guardiola was quizzed on his conversation with Sterling after City’s 3-1 victory at the Etihad Stadium, which saw them move two points clear at the top of the Premier League.

“He makes some movement with the legs, we can avoid it,” he said. “But he’s young, and he’s going to improve.”