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How do you say no in Catalan? Guardiola ruled out a return to Barcelona

How do you say no in Catalan?  Guardiola ruled out a return to Barcelona

At a charity golf event organized by himself, the Manchester City coach, Josep “Pep” Guardiola was clear when ruling out any possibility of returning to Barcelona as coach.

During the press conference, Guardiola responded bluntly that “the door is closed” when asked about a possible return to the Catalan club.

“Pep”, who is on vacation, made a stop in Spain to participate in the Legends Trophy, a tournament that raises funds for the Guardiola Sala Foundation.

This event was attended by renowned ex-footballers such as Gabriel Batistuta, Txiki Begiristain, Ronald de Boer, Ruud Gullit, Michel Platini and Bernd Schusteramong others.

When addressing the complexity of the coaching position Barcelona, ​​Guardiola He highlighted the intensity of the scrutiny to which the club’s coaches are subjected and compared this situation with that of Germany and England, pointing out that the environment there is calmer.

According to the DT, in Barcelona “the pressure is greater and constant”, while referring to the young talents of Barcelona, highlighting the quality and potential of the current squad and specifically spoke of Lamine Yamal and Pau Cubarsímentioning that these young players not only accompany, but are already decisive in the team.

Guardiola He emphasized the need to surround them well and give them time to develop.

In addition, he stressed the importance of protecting young talents, ensuring that with the quality they possess they will achieve great things if they are given the right environment.

Guardiola He insisted that success does not come immediately and that leagues are not won in the first months of the season, but with patience and constant work.

The phrase from Pep Guardiola that ignited the rumor

Pep Guardiola on Sunday he raised the possibility of leaving the Manchester City minutes after leading him to an unprecedented fourth consecutive title of the Premier League.

“The reality is that I am closer to leaving than staying”said the Spaniard to SkyNewsbefore clarifying that there would be no immediate departure from the club he has led since 2016.

“We have spoken with the club: my feeling is that I want to stay now. I will stay next season and during the season we will talk. But eight or nine years… we will see”he sentenced.

At a press conference, Guardiola He did not give any more details than the natural fatigue after another enormous effort that ended with an extraordinary sixth title in seven years for the City.

But he assured fans that he was ready for the challenge of the final of the FA Cup next weekend against Manchester United and that he would certainly find the motivation again for the next season of the Premier Leagueas he has done repeatedly.

Guardiola was modest about his latest achievement, stating that other coaches like Alex Fergusonof the Manchester Unitedthey had achieved more than him in the past.

And he was full of praise for his rivals this season, the coach of the Arsenal Mikel Arteta and that of Liverpool Jurgen Kloppwho pressured him at all times.

“We competed incredibly well again and in the end, by a small margin, we won it, we achieved it… We have done something incredible”he stated, full of praise for his players.

“If I landed here tomorrow and they told me that in the next seven years you were going to win six Premier Leagues, I would say are you crazy? It’s the Premier League, it’s the hardest. This is the hardest for many reasons, the lack of recovery “commented on his achievement.

Source: Ambito

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