Guardiola sends emotional words to Klopp

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Guardiola’s emotional words to Klopp

Pep Guardiola finds touching words to say goodbye to Jürgen Klopp. The star coach doesn’t want to imagine the Premier League without his eternal rival.


Pep Guardiola has made an emotional statement about Jürgen Klopp’s departure from the Premier League. “I will miss him very much,” said the Manchester City team manager, before struggling for words for a few seconds and appearing to fight back tears.

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“Jürgen played a very important role in my life,” explained the visibly touched Guardiola after he and his team had just won their fourth championship title in a row: “He took me to another level as a coach.”

The eternal rivals have repeatedly had epic duels in recent years, which also appealed to Guardiola: “He was a great opponent in my life. There were many moments when I couldn’t find a way to beat him like I did against other teams.”

Klopp: “Guardiola is the best coach in the world”

Before the last matchday, Klopp said of Guardiola: “He is the best coach in the world. No other coach would have won four league titles in a row with City. That’s a credit to him and his team.”

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The Catalan also responded to this: “I just want to say, thank you very much for his words, but he knows what the club provides me, I can’t do it alone.”

Klopp was farewelled on Sunday after his Liverpool FC game against Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-0). The German will no longer accept a coaching job on the island.

With Sports Information Service (SID)

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