According to the English dailies The Sun, Manchester City is ready to pay FC Barcelona 115 million euros for Lionel Messi. The English club have being in contact with the Catalan club as they show interest in the Argentine player.
Fabio Capello have opened up on the recent comment made by Pep Josep Guardiola in which he hinted that his coaching career is close to it’s end. However, the Italian coach believes that idea of the former Barcelona boss is to become the president of the club.
Almost everyone in the world of football has given their take on the Saturday’s El Clasico game and Pep Guardiola is not different. The former player and coach of FC Barcelona is positive that recent unimpressive show from the Catalan club will even make them better.
Hardly a time when Guardiola appears in a pre match conference that a question about Lionel Messi is not thrown at him. The Burnley vs Manchester City pre-match conference was no different. After rumours about the Argentine player not renewing his contract with Barcelona, Pep had to clear the air once again and assured the press that Messi will not move to Man City.
Sergio ‘Kun’ Aguero uncovered what Pep Guardiola had said on Tuesday that brought about the 3–1 comeback victory in the return leg of Champions League group stage. The Argentine man did not score any goal but was very relevant in the win on Barca.
In an extensive interview with The Sun, Lionel Messi talked and compared both his recent coach and former coach who will clash for the second time this season. He stressed that both Luis Enrique and Pep Guardiola’s style of play are very different.
In the second round of the English League Cup, Manchester City faced their local rival just to receive a 1–0 defeat at Old Trafford . This will make it the sixth game without a win for Manchester City which is the worst run for Pep Josep Guardiola as a coach in his career.
There are talks about Pep Guardiola’s intention of acquiring Busquet, Messi and Neymar in the last summer transfer. In the Pre-match press conference in England, the former Barcelona coach however dismissed the rumour by stressing he did not call any of the Barcelona players as media would have it.
After the final training session that prepares the Blaugranas to match up with Man City, Gerard Pique appeared in front of the press to speak ahead of the Champions League game that will kick off 8:45 pm on Wednesday (tomorrow).
In a recent interview with The Times, Ivan Rakitic was full of praises about the his team and particularly the MSN. He also show his admiration for ex Barcelona player Pep Guardiola who will face his side on Wednesday’s Champions League game.