Pep Guardiola: It will take decades to replicate Barcelona’s success

first_img Sport EN The coach spoke in a press conference on Friday when he was questioned by the media after the team’s 4-0 defeat by Barcelona in the Champions League. “That is my only target, with the players that are working with every single day. “I worked in Barcelona, Munich, now I work here, but the players are completely different – I need time. Upd. at 12:02 “I hear many times people say that Pep is coming here to change English football. I said at the beginning to forget about it because I am not coming here to change absolutely anything.  “Yes, I am responsible for the outcome (in Barcelona),” he said.  CEST “But to become a good journalist, you need time – it’s the same with me. Pep Guardiola says that it would take decades to replicate Barcelona’s success at Manchester City, saying Johan Cruyff started it in the late 80s. “Of course I’m not going to play long balls when the tallest striker I have is short, but of course I’m going to use Aguero, who has the quality to score goals in the right moment. “I want to learn and I will try to change one way to play for my players. I will try to convince them they can have fun and play good and win as many games as possible and fight for titles.  “But to achieve what they (Barcelona) achieve, we need decades. Cruyff started when he arrived in 1989/90.  “I’ve come here for three years, my third month at Barcelona and Bayern Munich was much better than my third month here. 22/10/2016 “That is why Manchester City called me, to try to play in the way I believe with the players that I have. “I am ambitious, but not to change what is impossible to change in the short time. It’s impossible.”last_img

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