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Pep Guardiola’s Options After Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola is expected to announce he will be leaving Bayern Munich at the end of the season next week, according to several reports in the German media. “Everything points to his leaving,” says reliable German newspaper Bild (via Sky Sports) and accodring to Marca, Carlo Ancelotti is expected to replace him in the Bayern Munich hotseat. Guardiola’s next job …

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Balague Discusses The Futures Of Guardiola, De Gea, Ronaldo And Alonso

The Back Page pub in Phibsboro, Dublin was a hive of activity on Wednesday night as fans filed in to catch a glimpse of renowned Spanish journalist Guillem Balague. The intimate audience was treated to a compelling two-hour talk by a man known for utilising his extensive network to find out about the biggest football stories before they even happen. In …

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Should Chelsea Sack Jose Mourinho Now Rather Than Later?

If Chelsea removed Jose Mourinho from the helm at Stamford Bridge, it would cost them roughly £27 million if the details of his relatively new contract are reported as correct. Now they sit in 14th position, just 3 points off the relegation zone, 14 points off fourth spot, 17 points off leaders Leicester. Saturday’s defeat to Bournemouth also produces startling …

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Would Pep Be More Of The Same For Jaded Manchester United Fans?

Ken Early, writing in the Irish Times on Monday, suggests that disgruntled Manchester United supporters should not necessarily welcome weekend newspaper reports of Pep Guardiola’s apparent wish to coach at Old Trafford. Early’s argument centres around his claim that strong parallels can be drawn between the preferred playing styles of the Spaniard and the much-maligned Louis Van Gaal. The self-styled “flame-haired, flamethrower …

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Manchester United Face A Choice Between Pep Guardiola And Louis Van Gaal

Manchester United fans have grown increasingly frustrated with the mundane style of play under manager Louis Van Gaal, and despite a promising position in the Premier League at present, many are calling for the Iron Tulip to be replaced. Reports this morning from the Mail and the Telegraph are adding fuel to the flames. Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola’s deal runs …

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Tactics Truck: Guardiola Tactical Tweaks Lead To Bayern Munich Rout

Arsenal’s 2-0 victory at home to Bayern Munich a fortnight ago was built on the foundation of a solid defence, married to a relentless counter-attacking determination to prevail upon the German champions’ poor defensive transitions. That Tuesday night, in the Emirates, the Gunners lined up in a defensive 4-5-1, preventing their much-vaunted opposition from playing through. Munich’s deep lying-playmaker, Xabi Alonso – …

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Peter Schmeichel Doesn’t Want Pep Guardiola At Man United

Peter Schmeichel believes Man United’s infamous playing style should not be diluted in favour of a manager’s philosophy – even Pep Guardiola’s tiki-taka. United’s recent run of form has come in for scrutiny after scoring just one goal in over 400 minutes of play – including three consecutive goalless draws. The Great Dane is the latest club legend to have a pop …

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Pep Guardiola Drops Hint That He’s Staying At Bayern In 2016/17

Speculation linking the Bayern coach with the Chelsea job is rife, but his press conference today will allow Jose Mourinho to breathe a sigh of relief. Speaking ahead of his side’s DFK Pobal clash against Wolfsburg tomorrow, Pep Guardiola was keen to land Bayern yet another treble, as they did in the 2012/13 season. Losing to Wolfsburg would put those …

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Tactics Truck: How Arsenal’s Tactical Pragmatism Undid Bayern

Who saw that coming, eh? Some tactical pragmatism from Arsenal ensured a famous victory over Bayern. Here’s how they did it?  Arsene Wenger is not renowned for his tactical flexibility. The longest-serving manager in the Barclays Premier League has long lived by the “we’ll play our own game” maxim, only to be hoisted over and over again on his own petard – …

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Guardiola Has Made ‘Verbal Agreement’ To Take Over At Manchester City [Mundo Deportivo]

It’s been in the pipeline for quite some time, but a ‘verbal agreement’ has now reportedly been reached between Pep Guardiola and Txiki Begiristain, City’s director of football and former Barcelona colleague, that the Bayern Munich boss will eventually take over at the Etihad.  According to Mundo Deportivo, Guardiola has given the ‘OK’ to his friend Begiristain, although nothing has been signed and the …

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Video: Robert Lewandowski Is On Fire Tonight

At half-time in tonight’s game, Bayern Munich were trailing Wolfsburg 1-0 at home. It was goals they needed, so Pep Guardiola introduced Robert Lewandowski in an attempt to perhaps find an equaliser. At the time of writing, it appears to have been an inspired decision by the Spaniard. The Polish striker has scored five goals within nine minutes having been …

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A Big Name Manager Is Being Considered To Take Over At Manchester United

The renowned ex-Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is said to be considered a potential successor to Louis van Gaal at Manchester United. The Mirror report that Guardiola is on United’s ‘radar’ despite indications from Van Gaal recently that Ryan Giggs could become the successor to the former Netherlands coach.  The Old Trafford boss has also clearly stated in the past that United would be his …

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Pep Guardiola To Take Over At Manchester City Next Season

Manchester City look to be continuing their love affair with the Barcelona philosophy, albeit with a slight detour via Munich.  After having already recruited a former Barca sporting director as well as the Catalan club’s vice president in charge of economic affairs, City are said to be continuing that trend by employing Barca’s ex-coach, Pep Guardiola. BeIN Sports have today …

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