Dietmar Hamann, a former Liverpool and Manchester City player, states that he doesn’t “really comprehend the hoopla surrounding Pep Guardiola. Claiming that there are three other proven managers ahead of him in the global hierarchy.
A Catalan coach at the Etihad Stadium has had success everywhere he’s been. Winning domestic titles in Spain, Germany, and England, as well as winning the Champions League while at Barcelona.
He has consistently brought significant hardware to City and is still in contention for 3 prizes this season, but Hamman believes the 51-year-old is not as outstanding as his international reputation suggests.
‘I don’t get the Pep Guardiola hype’ – Hamann
“There are 3 current managers who I see as more successful than Pep Guardiola, and I still don’t really get the frenzy that surrounds him,” Hamann
Jose Mourinho has won league titles in 4 different nations and the Champions League with 2 different clubs, whilst Carlo Ancelotti’s record is unrivalled and set to improve if Real Madrid wins La Liga.
“And the third manager? For me, it’s Jurgen Klopp. What he has achieved on the budgets he has at Liverpool is remarkable. He is a truly exceptional manager. His great skill is in integrating players which is a talent Guardiola doesn’t possess in quite the same way.
“I wouldn’t criticize my former club City, who have done excellent things, have invested heavily, done wonderful things in the community, and improved the neighborhood around the stadium.” “It’s the manager,”
”The way Liverpool players talk about their manager, you’d think they’d break down doors for him. City’s players, I’m not convinced, would do the same.”
The Final Verdict!
Fans are pretty offended by this statement of Hamann.
As the record of Pep Guardiola is golden enough to prove his legacy. He has won 3 La Liga titles, 2 Copa del Rey, 2 Champions League trophies, as well as the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. Not only that but has won 3 Bundesliga titles with Bayern Munich, as well as the Super Cup. And with City have won the Premier League 3 times, FA Cup once and the Carabao Cup 4 times.
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