Pep Guardiola's success at Barcelona owed much to Lionel Messi... the Nou Camp might hail the manager but the forward's return matters more
He oversaw the greatest four-year spell in Barcelona’s history. Players recall him creating a brand of football never seen before. And the coaches who faced him remain in awe of how impossible it was to beat his team. But players and coaches also agree on one other thing. Pep Guardiola’s success owed much to Lionel Messi and he’s the reason why they have kept on winning since.
‘No, it’s not just another game. It’s always good to go home,’ said Pep Guardiola at an event in Catalonia last week to launch Johan Cruyff’s autobiography.
He was on the last leg of a mini-marathon of promotional... read more
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