Pep Guardiola eager to manage Manchester United one day

Pep was Ferguson's first choice to take over United, but his choice to remain at Bayern Munich, paved way for Moyes


Web Desk October 16, 2014

MANCHESTER: Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has expressed his desire to take over at Manchester United one day, The Independent reported.

The topic was previously raised for discussion in 2012 when Guardiola dined with former Old Trafford manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.

Guardiola's desire was reaffirmed in the book Pep Confidential -which outlines details of his first season in charge of Bayern Munich- in which he said, "I like this atmosphere. I could see myself coaching here one day," when speaking of United.

Guardiola was Ferguson's first choice to take over United, but his choice to remain at Bayern Munich, paved way for David Moyes to take over instead.

After meeting Sir Alex in March, Guardiola joked that he could not understand his Scottish accent which led to confusion over whether he was offered the job or not.

“Sir Alex spoke quickly, so sometimes I have a problem understanding him. That’s why maybe I didn’t understand if I received an offer or not!" he joked.

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