Sir Alex Ferguson has been asked what his opinion on Guardiola is and our manager has revealed that the former Barcelona manager insists he’s not ready to come back in to management yet.
Ferguson flew to New York, where his son Mark lives, after our game against Sunderland. This is the second time in the past few months that Ferguson has met with Guardiola when visiting his family in America.
“I spoke to Pep a little while ago and he said that he has no interest in getting back into management at the moment,” he said. “His record is fantastic; the trophies he won at Barcelona were quite exceptional and that is his CV, he wins trophies. Barcelona have always had that style and played attractive football. He increased that by putting a new work ethic into the players in terms of their work rate. They work extremely hard to get the ball back and if you combine that with their possession it makes a fantastic team.”
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