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Puyol: "I think Guardiola will win the Champions League again"

Published:29/02/2020 - 00:13h

Updated:13/03/2020 - 15:39h

Carles Puyol spoke about the Champions League and considered that Pep Guardiola will go back to win it in a future. Besides, the ex defence commented his favourites in said competition

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Carles Puyol is alive legend of the history of the FC Barcelona​. It was in the first team during 15 seasons and lived them of all colours. From an initial period of drought of titles and grave financial crisis with Joan Gaspart in the presidency to a golden age in which the club culé won all the possible titles with Frank Rijkaard or Pep Guardiola in the bench.

Precisely about this last technician spoke in some statements for 'Coal and SPOX' collected by the newspaper Sport, considering him as the best of the planet and vaticinando that will go back to proclaim champion of the Champions League in a moment or another of his career. "For me, Pep is the best trainer that had and the best trainer of the world", ensured.

The ex defence elogió the recognizable style of Guardiola. ''You can say immediately that Pep trains to a team by the form in that it plays. That's why I am convinced that it will win the Champions League again", said, adding that "I can not say if it will attain to be champion with the with the Manchester City, but sure that they go to centre in the Champions since it is practically impossible to trap to the Liverpool in the Premier League".

The favourites of the Champions

About the teams to which considers favourite in the League of Champions, Puyol sees something lower that other years to Barça and Madrid. "Barcelona and Madrid always have big teams with extraordinary players. Still like this it has not played of way so consistent as they had us accustomed. Both have been deleted of the Glass of Rey, by what only remain two opportunities to win a title", remembered.

This yes, the Catalan has clear his preferences: it wishes that the Barça go out champion. "The decisive weeks of the season have arrived with the eliminatory of the Champions, the Classical and the straight final of The League. We will see which answers give the teams for the challenges that expect them. Of course, I expect that the Barça win it, but in this moment all is open", affirmed.

Puyol Also considered to the Bayern of Munich between the favourites. "The Bayern always is between the favourites. Have a team experienced and certainly will be motivated to win this title again. In the eliminatory, the small details are decisive: I know it by own experience. The one who was more centred and show more stable will go on'', sentenced.

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