Champions League: Mauricio Pochettino confesses his great admiration for Pep Guardiola

The coach of the Paris Saint-Germain, Mauricio Pochettino, considered that the technician of his rival tomorrow, the Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, is “the best in the world” and acknowledged that he tries to learn from him.

“Tomorrow will not be a duel between him and me, if not between two very good teams. Guardiola is one of the best coaches in the world, if not the best. I admire what he does, not only for his titles, but also for what that he has built. I try to learn to win myself, “said the Argentine at a press conference.

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Pochettino pointed out that few lessons can be learned from the duel of two years ago, when he Tottenham he eliminated Guardiola’s City in the quarterfinals, in the only European confrontation between the two coaches.

“They are different teams, a different game, a different approach,” he said.

The Argentine coach tried not to place the favorite poster against City, despite the fact that having eliminated Barcelona and defending Bayern Munich has given them a lot of confidence.

“I don’t know if the game against City will be more difficult than against Bayern. The only thing that is certain is that we will have to be focused during the 180 minutes of the tie. It will be a different opponent, one of the best in the world with the best coach, “he said.

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