Guardiola wins Globe Soccer Coach of the Century award

Manchester City head coach Josep Guardiola is recognized as the coach of the 21st century by Globe Soccer.

In the Globe Soccer poll, Guardiola gained 34%, 4% ahead of Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane. The other two nominees are former Manchester United mentor Alex Ferguson (27%) and Tottenham Hotspur head coach Jose Mourinho (8%).

In December, in the home match of the 11th round of the English Premier League with Fulham (2: 0), Josep Guardiola played the 700th match as a coach. During these 700 matches, Guardiola’s teams have 507 wins, 111 draws and 82 losses. In these meetings, his teams scored 1,766 goals, and also got the ball out of their own goal 573 times.

In addition to City, the Catalan specialist has coached Barcelona B and Barcelona, ​​as well as Bayern Munich.

Guardiola: I love Aguero, but I will gradually introduce him into the squad

Manchester City head coach Josep Guardiola spoke about the recovery from a knee injury for Citizens striker Sergio Aguero.

“Before the match with Newcastle, we discussed whether Sergio should be included in the first squad. The fact that Aguero, coming on as a substitute, looked agile and sharp, is good news. Incredibly good news for us, we really need him.

But you have to be careful. He should not be allowed to return and be injured again, as he did before. For Sergio, I want to gradually increase the number of minutes on the field. But in the match with the “forty” I saw that he was fine. I love this guy, ”The Guardian quotes Guardiola.

The 32-year-old Argentinian has played 4 matches in the current Premier League and has not been marked by effective actions.

Guardiola: The pandemic is driving us into an extreme situation, but England loves it

The head coach of Manchester City, Josep Guardiola, summed up the results of the match of the 15th round of the English Championship with Newcastle United (2: 0).

“In the match with Newcastle we played very well, the pace we need to play football is exactly what we need. I think today’s game was the best of the season for the players playing in their home positions. The way the player gives all the best shows what he can achieve in our team. Today was the day when everyone gave their best.

In 45 hours we will have another game at Goodison Park. Players must recover and prepare in one day. This pandemic is driving us into an extreme situation, but England likes it, so we accept it, ”Guardiola is quoted by the BBC.

After winning the match against Newcastle United, Manchester City have 26 points, which puts them in 5th place in the Premier League standings. “Magpies” (18) – in 12th place. In the next round, the Citizens will play away with Everton.

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