English Premiership

Pep would be good for EPL

2014-11-24 13:16
Manuel Pellegrini (File)

Cape Town - Manuel Pellegrini thinks it will be "very good" for the English Premiership if Pep Guardiola joins an English club.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini would welcome the challenge of facing off against Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola according to the Daily Mail.

"I cannot read what will happen in the future but I am sure if sometime he arrives here, he will be a very important manager as he was in Barcelona and now at Bayern Munich. But it is impossible for me to know," said Pellegrini.

The City manager believes Pep Guardiola would one day take up a role in England. Pellegrini said:"Maybe, yes. I think it will be very good for him and very good for the Premier League also. But I cannot talk for Pep Guardiola." 

"I think that Pep is a very good manager, he demonstrated what he did in Barcelona and now at Bayern Munich but I think the most important thing for us is to try to make a very good game against a great team."

The Bayern Munich manager was linked with moves to Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City following his resignation from Barcelona but ultimately decided to take up a post at the German giants.

Guardiola reportedly has just 18 months left on his deal at Bayern.  

Manuel Pellegrini will host Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich side at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday in Champions League group stage action.

The match kicks off at 21:45. 


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