Pep Guardiola was wrong... managers have a duty to plan to stop Lionel Messi even if it does fail, says Jose Mourinho

When it came to the Lionel Messi question, Jose Mourinho did not see exactly eye-to-eye with Pep Guardiola. No surprise there, then.
Guardiola shrugged and claimed there was little sense in planning because there was no way of stopping Messi if he was in the mood. That was just before Bayern Munich were destroyed by Barcelona's little Argentine genius.
Mourinho, however, insisted that all coaches had a duty to try and stop him, even if there would be times when they would fail, and he concluded that the best way to deploy someone as a man-to-man marker.
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9 May 2015 in Sport, Views: 22
Source: Daily Mail

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