Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has come out to say that he believes Brighton coach, Roberto de Zerbi could be the next City manager. He recently had his say while speaking to the press, and fans have been reacting.
According to him, he was so impressed with Brighton’s performance in the 1-1 draw at the Amex Stadium last season that he thinks the Italian should be his successor at MCFC.
Pep added that he is a huge admirer of Brighton’s style of play, especially the way they build from the back.
Pep Guardiola Sala is a Spanish professional football manager and former player who is currently managing Premier League club Manchester City. Guardiola is the only manager to win the continental treble twice, the youngest to win the UEFA Champions League, and he also holds the records for the most consecutive league games won in La Liga, the Bundesliga, and the Premier League. He is considered to be one of the greatest managers of all time
Guardiola has played for and advocated on behalf of the Catalonia football team. Between 1995 and 2005, he played seven friendly games for Catalonia.
Under Guardiola’s predecessor Frank Rijkaard, Barcelona were known for a 4–3–3 with plenty of flair with Ronaldinho being the centre point of the attack. Under Guardiola, however, the team became more disciplined with a greater focus on possession and a disciplined and aggressive pressing style.
Guardiola was born to Dolors and Valentí. He has two older sisters and a younger brother, Pere, a football agent. He is an atheist. Guardiola met his wife Cristina Serra when he was 18. They married on 29 May 2014.
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