Sunday, 12 April 2009

[2008] Guardiola sets his conditions

this post was published exactly one year ago:

Catalan sports paper Sport reports that Barcelona B manager Josep Guardiola (37) is at this moment not thinking about taking over as Barcelona manager. The former Barcelona player is certainly not willing to take over before the end of this season and is at this moment convinced that current Barcelona manager Frank Rijkaard (45) will continue next season.

Guardiola is totally focusing on playing the promotional play offs with Barcelona B and thinks he will still to be the Barcelona B manager next season, with the team by then hopefully having promoted to the Spanish third division. The paper claims Guardiola would not be interested in offers coming from other teams (read more here).

When the Barcelona board nevertheless would ask him to replace Frank Rijkaard next season and pronounces its total confidence in the former Barcelona captain, he would change his current plans. When he would take over, Guardiola will demand the control over the sports matters, a decisive vote in the transfer policy and the backing of the board when he starts the clean-out of the squad.

Read more 12 April 2008 news:
Sevilla's Keita on Barcelona agenda
Ronaldinho agrees terms with Milan

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