?Tottenham Hotspur boss
The ex-Barcelona man praised both Manchester United and Chelsea, however
“We saw again this week the Harry Kane team scores every day two or three goals,” Guardiola said following the win on London at the end of September.
However, following the international break Tottenham boss
Instead of stewing for two weeks over something he misunderstood, why didn’t just Pochettino ring Guardiola up? Very odd
— Simon Bajkowski (@spbajko) October 13, 2017
“It was funny when I heard him the other day because I know Pep very well
“I take that situation as that didn’t affect me but the reality is it was very disrespectful for many people and it’s difficult to understand because he was part of the big success at Barcelona with Messi at his best, and I never said it was ‘the Messi team’.
“I always said it was Barcelona or Pep Guardiola. I think everyone deserves to be recognised as part of the success of the team.
“No, no, no. I think it’s a sad comment because the players laugh about that”, he added. “If you’re a manager you must show more, no? To be above this type of comment.
“That is my opinion like I respect his opinion but I think the players, more motivated or less motivated? I think it’s the same. It’s sad and it’s not right in football. Today we want to show respect, fair play and everything.”
However, even though the comments were made nearly two weeks ago, Guardiola is still yet to apologise to
“He has not called me yet. Maybe after the press conference he calls me. I am sure I will reply”, the 45-year-old concluded.
Tottenham face Bournemouth this weekend in their return to Premier League action in the hope they can finally secure three league points at Wembley Stadium, following a defeat and two disappointing draws so far.