WATCH: Pep Guardiola wishes Harry Arter well ahead of upcoming birth

Arter's first daughter died at birth in December 2015

BY Daniel Kelly 07:36 Tuesday 14 February 2017, 7:36 14 Feb 2017

Harry Arter and Pep Guardiola

Manchester City moved up to second place in the Premier League after their 2-0 win over Bournemouth on Monday night.

Despite the impressive performance of his players, manager Pep Guardiola made sure to speak to Ireland international Harry Arter after the game. Arter's wife Rachel is pregnant for the second time, after their first daughter Renee died at birth.

The Sky Sports cameras broadcast the embrace, where Guardiola can be heard saying; "I'm so sorry for what happened", before wishing the midfielder well ahead of the family's new arrival. Arter responds saying he appreciated the thought, before the two men embrace. 

Guardiola has been under pressure at Manchester City, after a very promising start, but the awareness to seek out Arter after the win, shows the character of the former Barcelona manager. 

The Republic of Ireland midfielder played the 90 minutes in the defeat against the likes of Yaya Toure and David Silva. He also received a yellow card for his troubles. 

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