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Josep Guardiola claimed to feel “overwhelmed” after Marcelo bielsa say that he has done the Manchester City a team “magical“.
Both coaches face each other on Saturday, in a duel between the leader of the Premier League, the Manchester City from Spanish Guardiola, against him Leeds United of the Argentine Bielsa, eleventh.
Guardiola does not hide that he has Bielsa as one of his role models.
“I’m overwhelmed, it’s kind of strange. He is a sincere person. I’m sure that what you say is what you believe. He does not say or do anything for the media or for his reputation, “he said. Guardiola this Friday.
“That’s why i’m overwhelmed. All the world You know the admiration and respect that I have for you, the way it helped me get started. It will always be in my heart, “he added.
The Manchester City and the Leeds drew 1-1 in their October meeting in Elland Road. Now you see the faces in the stadium of the ‘Citizens‘, the Etihad Stadium.
The Manchester City is the big favorite for the title in the Premier League and is in a great moment. This week beat 2-1 at Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League and he was ahead in that tie, in a tournament that obsessed the team and that it has never conquered.