Pep Guardiola wants David Alaba at Manchester City

Manchester City are now planning the structure of the squad for the 2020/2021 season with added clarity following the recent CAS ruling which lifted the UEFA ban which would have ruled them out of Champions League action for two seasons. According to Catalan sports daily Sport, Pep Guardiola will have access to a budget of 300 million pounds (approximately … Continue reading Pep Guardiola wants David Alaba at Manchester City

Manchester City’s ban shows how politics is destroying football

Manchester City almost had two signings tied down as part of a rebuilding job they consider necessary to continue competing at the top level (three or four players needed to come in as regulars), but the Champions League ban from UEFA has slowed things down somewhat. Neither player wants to commit to anything until May, … Continue reading Manchester City’s ban shows how politics is destroying football

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Zidane: Guardiola is the world’s best coach

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has labelled his Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola as the best coach in the world. Zidane and Guardiola will meet in the Champions League last 16 after Real Madrid were drawn against Manchester City. "It will be special to go up against him. I played against him lots of times," Zidane told the press, regarding Guardiola. "I respect him as a player … Continue reading Zidane: Guardiola is the world’s best coach

Guardiola: I strongly believe Spurs will be proud of Mourinho

Pep Guardiola welcomed José Mourinho back to the Premier League by predicting the "incredible manager" will do a good job at Tottenham. Mourinho and Guardiola clashed unforgettably while in charge of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively at the start of the decade. Their renewed rivalry failed to catch fire in Manchester, however, as Guardiola stormed to back-to-back … Continue reading Guardiola: I strongly believe Spurs will be proud of Mourinho

Guardiola angry with FIFA

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola has expressed strong disapproval at FIFA's snub of several of his players from the 10-man shortlist for The Best award. Guardiola's team won a domestic treble last season, which included the defence of their Premier League crown, but none of his players were recognized this week. Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane and Harry Kane were the … Continue reading Guardiola angry with FIFA

2018/19 Premier League: Why Manchester City are favorites

Sky Sports has crowned Manchester City as the best football club in Europe. At the moment, Pep Guardiola’s men are Europe’s top scorers—a position they earned for their resilience, brilliant individual performances, and teamwork. The team found their goal blitz since January 2019 and the seeming New Year resolution has raked in 19 goals in … Continue reading 2018/19 Premier League: Why Manchester City are favorites

Jesus will match Aguero’s performance level – Pep Guardiola

  Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has expressed optimism that his Brazilian striker has ample room for personal development at the Etihad Stadium. Guardiola made the statement about Gabriel’s performance in response to the ongoing competition with Argentine forward Sergio Aguero. Gabriel scored a goal during City’s 7-0 demolition of Rotherham in the FA Cup. … Continue reading Jesus will match Aguero’s performance level – Pep Guardiola

Too early to judge Mourinho and Manchester United – Guardiola

  In the wake of Manchester United’s back-to-back defeats after three games, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, though not an ally, has warned critics of a possible resurgence at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho’s ambition to topple the 2017/18 English Premier League winners, City, turned out a nightmare after the Reds lost 3-0 to Tottenham Hotspur … Continue reading Too early to judge Mourinho and Manchester United – Guardiola

Guardiola agrees with Mourinho on the real value of class

  Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho slammed Manchester City’s All or Nothing TV documentary for branding him a highly-defensive coach, and barely two days after the outrage, Pep Guardiola says the Portuguese was right about “money and class.” Image: Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho In the documentary which was released on Saturday, Mourinho’s style of … Continue reading Guardiola agrees with Mourinho on the real value of class

Pep Guardiola: Manchester City can achieve more this season

Pep Guardiola is excited with Manchester City's record-breaking performances since the start of this 2017/18 English Premier League season but says there are still areas that need improvement in his squad. City's incredible season is already spiced with 15-game winning streak as they plot for Saturday's Premier League game against 4th place holders Tottenham Hotspur at the … Continue reading Pep Guardiola: Manchester City can achieve more this season