Ex-Barca head coach confirms intention to come to Premier League.
Former Barcelona head coach Pep Guardiola has said that he wants to manage in the Premier League.
The 41-year-old is currently enjoying a year-long sabbatical, but has made it clear that he will return to the rigours of club management next season, with Premier League giants Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City all believed to be monitoring his situation.
“As a player I couldn’t realise my dream to play there [in England],” Guardiola said in an interview on Sky Sports News.
“But I hope in the future, I have a challenge to be a coach or a manager there.
“It is unique, to play in that league. I want to feel the supporters, the environment, the media and the style of the players and everything.
“I am still young, just 41, so I hope in the future I could be able to train there and enjoy that.
“I’ve always found English football very fascinating, just for the environment, the crowd and the supporters.
“The support of the home team is amazing. In Italy, Latin people will support you when they are playing and when you lose, they kill you.
“In England, I’m always surprised that people always support everything and that is nice.
“That’s why, maybe, I hope to have the challenge or the opportunity to train there.”
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