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Guardiola, ironic: "If we don't eliminate Madrid, they'll kick me out"

Published:13/02/2020 - 00:04h

Updated:13/02/2020 - 00:04h

Pep Guardiola spoke with 'Sky Sports' about the importance of the Champions League knockout round against Manchester City for Manchester City. The Catalan coach believes that his position could depend on eliminating whites

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Following the turn of interviews of this last week and half, Pep Guardiola this time spoke with 'Sky Sports' on the eliminatory that will confront to the Manchester City with the Real Madrid. The 'cityzens' and the madridistas will play a square in the quarter-finals in one of the most equalised duels and thrilling of these eighth of final of the Champions League.

The one of Santpedor ironizó on the importance that has delete to the merengues. "If we do not win to the Real Madrid, will come the owner or the sportive director and will say me: 'it is not sufficient, want the Champions League', and will sack me, and I will say them: 'Of agreement, thank you, has been a pleasure'", explained, ironizando as it does in occasions, as if it was a play.

The Catalan always has stood out that the League of Champions is a tremendously complicated competition to win because of the chance by which governs . Draws, moments of form, luck, the arbitration... To raise the 'Orejona' always does fault something more than being a big team, work and have good footballers, and therefore Pep always has preferred to remain with the league and the daily work that has to make to win it.

In relation to the importance that gives him Champions, Guardiola admitted that the maximum European competition can not cost like norm to value to the clubs. "If you do not win the Champions League is a disaster and if you win it, a success. If it was like this, the more than one hundred years of the Manchester city would be a disaster and this is not true", exposed.

To the thread of this, the ex barcelonista signalled that in the football does not have to command the message that win trophies is the only that matters. The boys and the new generations would have to understand that, sometimes, do the things well, in spite of not winning at all. "We are giving a mistaken message to the new generations, that only explain the trophies. The people thinks that if you are Guardiola or Klopp have to win it all every year and this is impossible. Sometimes there are opponents and others, simply can not win", aimed.

Guardiola Does not consider the best trainer of the world

In addition to the Champions or of the Madrid, the ex Barcelona also wanted to leave clear that never has felt the best trainer of the world. The technician considers good, but thinks that are the players those that finish marking the difference between winning or lose titles. "What wants to say be the best? Never I have felt me the best, not even when I won the six titles followed and the triplete with the Barça. I won because had extraordinary players, but there are fantastic trainers that do not have these players and do not train in big clubs. I am a good trainer, but no the best. Give me a team that was not the Manchester City and will not win", affirmed.

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