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Pep Guardiola Mercilessly Trolls Arsene Wenger At Man City Unveiling

Pep Guardiola was officially unveiled as Manchester City manager today and we fully expected the tactician to take a swipe at Jose Mourinho.

The pair did not enjoy a good relationship during their time in Spain as Barcelona and Real Madrid managers respectively and the media all gathered ahead of a new season that will see that old rivalry reignite.

However, we were all taken for a shock when Guardiola omitted Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s name in a list of top Premier League managers.

‘I don’t think just this year, in the past as well, there are good managers with [Jurgen] Klopp, with [Antonio] Conte, with [Claudio] Ranieri, [Jose] Mourinho, [Mauricio] Pochettino, [Ronald] Koeman – but the reason I work here is just to help the players.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: FC Bayern Muenchen coach Pep Guardiola talks to the media during a press conference at the Landmark Hotel on February 18, 2014 in London, England.
Guardiola wasted no time in provoking the Premier League’s current longest serving manager!(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Wenger is far too much of an important figure in Arsenal’s and the Premier League’s history for Guardiola to simply forget about the Frenchman, and we’re loving it.

Forget Jose Mourinho, it looks like Guardiola has begun the real rivalry in the Premier League..

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.