Guardiola is a Spanish professional football manager and former player, who is the presently the manager of Manchester City, an English Premier League club. During his time as a player, he played successfully at different clubs among which is Barcelona FC, where he spent majority of his career.
His successful spell with his abilities of a creative and technically gifted defensive midfielder makes him to be one of the most important players in the history of Barcelona until his departure from the club in 2001.
After his retirement as a player , Guardiola ventured into managing of clubs. Guardiola's first taste of coaching came as head coach of Barcelona’s B team, he briefly coached Barcelona B before he was opportune to assumed control of the first-team in 2008.
Guardiola’s first league game as the manager of Barca first team was against newly-promoted side Numancia at the Pajaritos. Barcelona, despite entering the game as overwhelming favorites, lost 1-0.
However, Guardiola surprised the world by winning the treble of La Liga, Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League. By doing achieving he was became the youngest manager to win the aforementioned European competition.
His stay at Barcelona span from 2008-2012 and he was able to win 14 of a possible 19 trophies in four seasons in charge of the Barcelona first team.
After a little break, He resumed a new job in 2013 at Bayern Munich where he won he won four trophies, including the double of Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal during his first season at German club.
He was able to win Bundesliga every season he was there, as well as two domestic doubles, thus making it total of Seven trophies in his three years stay in Germany before his departure to England in 2016.
Upon Pep Guardiola arrival in England,his first season at the English Premier league wasn’t a roller coaster ride, the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss endured an uncharacteristic season without silverware in his first year in England, Man City finished third.
But Guardiola being a master tactician went to back to draw a new plan which includes signing of new talented players. The result begins with a 3-0 win over Arsenal in the 2018 Carabao Cup final, this make Guardiola to lift in his first trophy in England……
Since then, his dominance in English premier league has continues to send shivers to other opposition clubs with the exceptions of Liverpool FC that tries to compete with Guardiola tactics but at that, the talented super coach, Pep Guardiola outsmarts them the most with Manchester City adding seven trophies to their cabinet under his management.
Guardiola is presently considered as one of the best coach in the world, obviously the best I think; at the present day football not because he has managed big clubs but with his achievement in terms of trophies that sum up to the total of 28 tropies across three major leagues .
The season has began with Guardiola winning the FA Community Shield against Liverpool on sunday..................Will Pep Guardiola tactics work again this season??? This is what all football lovers around the world will be looking forward to see!
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