‘For me, Guardiola is the best coach in the world’

The technician of the PSG, Mauricio
Pochettino, said, shortly after the Champions match on Wednesday, that his counterpart from the Manchester
City, Pep
Guardiola, is the best coach in the world.

Both have seen each other many times, both on the field and on the bench, facing each other in their stages at FC Barcelona and RCD Espanyol, before going on to direct their respective clubs.

They were also rivals in the Premier League during Pochettino’s five years at Tottenham Hotspur. The Argentine led Spurs to the Champions League final two years ago, defeating Guardiola’s City in the quarterfinals.

“For me, he is the best,” Pochettino, who replaced Thomas Tuchel as PSG manager mid-season, told British media. “I admire him and I think he is doing a fantastic job. He is an incredible coach, always thinking of different strategies and game plans. I love challenging him and the teams he prepared ”.

Pochettino went further: “Not only is he the best coach. The club is also important. A club that trusts you to build a team and provides you with all the tools is also the best ”. ‘Poche’ said his team’s loss to Bayern Munich in last season’s Champions League final would give them additional motivation this time. “Now we have the experience, but we have to go step by step. We have to beat Manchester City and it will be very, very difficult. “