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Tremendous praise from Pep Guardiola to Gerard Piqué

Published:12/01/2020 - 10:23h

Updated:12/01/2020 - 10:23h

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City coach, recalled his time as coach of FC Barcelona and gave high praise to Gerard Piqué, which he considers one of the best

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Pep Guardiola, technician of the Manchester City,​ has showed along all his path like trainer of football that does not shiver him the pulse to the hour to give opportunities to play to the youngest footballers. During the last weeks, has given minutes in the first team 'cityzen' to promises like Eric Garcia, Taylor Harwood-Bellis or Tommy Doyle.

In the FC Barcelona knows to perfection this facet of the Catalan trainer, that gave in his stage like culé major prominence to the Masia and did to debut to several footballers that finish being important in the most glorious stage to sportive level of the club. In a recent press conference, was asked after this leadership that purchase the youngsters in his teams.

"I hammered it is one of the best head offices of all time"

Guardiola Remembered then his stay in the FC Barcelona, in which it did not take in doing debut to players like Sergio Busquets or Pedro Rodríguez, to which already had directed in the filial. "His examples were something distinct to the rest. It knew them perfectly when I arrived to the first team of the Barça reason was with them the previous year", commented.

Also it spoke on Gerard Hammered, to the that wanted to repescar when it played in the Manchester United and that, in spite of not having too much leadership in the first months, finish doing indisputable. "I hammered, at the beginning, when it arrived to the Barça pertinent of the United, did not play a lot. It did not finish it to see… were Puyol and Márquez, to which saw better ready", said.

Guardiola elogió The capacity of the Catalan defence to do a gap in the team and considered him one of the best defenders of the history of the football. "Afterwards Gerard showed what is: one of the best head offices no only of the world, but of all time", sentenced the Catalan technician.

With Guardiola, maximum leadership for the Masia

Pep Guardiola did not doubt in giving confiana to the youngsters of the filial and the bet went out him very well. Busquets and Pedro were his big discoveries of the filial and the two canteranos risen by him that more triumphed, but also did to debut to players like Sergi Roberto, Cristian Tello or Isaac Cuenca.

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