It was not a superb day for Manchester Metropolis (they misplaced the town derby in opposition to Manchester United, forsaking their streak of 21 consecutive victories), however that didn’t forestall Pep Guardiola, culé from at all times, from manifesting after studying of the return of Joan Laporta to the presidency of FC Barcelona.
PEP GUARDIOLA’S CONGRATULATIONS TO JOAN LAPORTA
Congratulations to him press who wager on him when he had no earlier expertise in high-demand soccer: “Congratulations, Joan. Congratulations, President. Go to Barça ”.
With Joan Laporta on the helm, may you consider the return of Pep Guardiola? There are lots of extra choices than with Josep Maria Bartomeu commanding, surely. However within the quick time period it appears to be like sophisticated. Let’s not overlook that the Catalan coach lately renewed with Manchester Metropolis till 2023 and that just some days in the past, in an interview with Rio Ferdinand to BT Sport, shared the achievement that he has discovered within the entity of the Etihad.
“I used to be extremely glad in my metropolis, Barcelona, and in my crew. And in Bayern Munich you can’t think about the membership and the town. I’m a privileged man to have been capable of be there. However right here, after reflecting 4-5 years right here… I really feel excellent (laughs). I really feel excellent now (good outcomes), however I additionally felt excellent final season after we did not win. I really feel good. I’ve buddies, I really feel protected, I really feel love from the followers, the crew follows me, I like working with them, I’ve unbelievable services to work with.. I hate November, December, January and February in England as a result of I would love higher climate. I’ve all the pieces. I’ve all the pieces to do my job. That is why I prolonged my contract, that is the one cause ”.
“I’m not saying that in Munich or in Barcelona I used to be not effectively. However at all times in Barcelona and Munich, I had the dream of coming right here. To coach within the nation of Shakespeare, within the nation of the Beatles, within the nation of Oasis, the theaters, the flicks. It is not simply soccer, this nation is particular in lots of, many, methods. I wished to stay it, I wished to stay it. And as soon as been there, expertise it with buddies. As a result of the proprietor (of Metropolis) is now my pal, however the CEO and the sports activities director have been buddies of mine for the reason that Barcelona interval, and that makes my life very simple. As a result of after we win, we’re glad. And after we lose, I do not really feel a: ‘Why can we lose?’ The query is, ‘Okay, we misplaced, what can we do to enhance?’
“That was an enormous distinction. Particularly in our nation, we’re judged by the outcomes; right here too, however they do not inform you: ‘You gained, you are good; you misplaced, you are dangerous. ‘ They are saying, ‘Okay, you did not win, what do it’s a must to do to enhance?’ And collectively attempt to make the correct choices. The journalists realize it and I believe the gamers realize it. The coach is the weakest level within the construction of a membership, he’s the weakest hyperlink. And when everybody is aware of that I’m protected, I’m free to make the choices that I believe are appropriate for the crew, for the membership ”.
Solely time can reply if, ever, there will likely be a LAST DANCE Pep Guardiola within the undisputed membership of his life.
Undefeated knowledge. Throughout his first time period, which was between 2003 and 2010, Joan Laporta gained 12 titles as president of FC Barcelona.
Do you know…? With Joan Laporta as president, FC Barcelona as soon as once more sat on the European throne and, as well as, the Blaugranas grew to become the primary able to successful El Sextete.
Undefeated knowledge. With Pep Guardiola, Joan Laporta gained 7 of the 12 titles he held as president of FC Barcelona between 2003-2010.