Pep Guardiola Plans To End Coaching Career In Barcelona Academy


Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted he wants to finish his coaching with ’s academy team.

Guardiola was part of Barcelona’s 1990s dream team, before taking his first steps in management with the B team in 2007.

Between 2008 and 2012, he won 14 trophies with Barcelona’s first team, before seasons with and arriving in Manchester in 2016.

The 47-year-old told Spanish TV: “I will finish again where I started. My last steps will be in the youth teams – I hope at Barca. I believe it’s – to start, it’s the best.”

The Catalan, however, said he would not return to with the top team.


“My time there as a coach is finished because I’m not the same as I was then, nor is the way they see me the same,” Guardiola said.

“I had the time of my life there, when the world was our oyster, with some incredible .

“I was at a fantastic in which I was taking on the world. We took it on with some incredible players, a young president (Joan Laporta), Txiki (Begiristain).

“It was a generation of brutal players and the best player in the world (Lionel Messi). The stars aligned.”

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