Messi could pick up a further award, for the FUT Coins best goal of the year, after his effort against Athletic BilbaoHe knows he won’t win but given his role in Messi’s development, the fact that it was he who re-introduced Enrique to Barcelona as a coach back in 2008 and given that January begins his last handful of months with the Bavarian club, I’d have liked to see him there. Particularly at a time when it’s open season on Herr Pep.
Arsene Wenger isn’t a stupid man but he started it off by talking nonsense about Guardiola. Lothar Matthaus and Ottmar Hitzfeld quickly followed. No sooner had Guardiola done the decent thing by admitting, publicly, that he would not be renewing his contract with Bayern, Wenger called him out for doing so midseason. What?
Arsene Wenger isn’t a stupid man but he has been part of a trend of talking nonsense about Pep Guardiola Guardiola announced that he would not be renewing his contract to avoid constant rumours about his futureThe players, fans, media, sponsors and, above all, the club planners didn’t deserve to know? Better to tell people at the last minute?
To let rumours grow? To be distracted by Buy FIFA Coins constant questions about the subject? Wake up, Arsene. Matthaus, not a notably successful coach, then hammered Guardiola in print. He reckoned that all the visual evidence that Pep’s players like him is false, that the Catalan will have his head focused on next season’s planning and not on Bayern — that he’s too animated on the touchline. Hitzfeld sung a similar song. ‘Too focused on tactics, careless about player relationships,’ he said. Jerome Boateng added: ‘Pep has changed me.