The Spanish Pep Guardiola, coach of the Manchester City, assures that yes Neymar he would have stayed at Barcelona, along with Leo Messi and Luis Suárez, they would have won two or three more Champions.
The City coach appeared before the media in the run-up to the Champions League semifinal duel with Paris Saint Germain and praised the Brazilian.
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“I remember when I saw videos of Neymar everywhere and thought he was the king of Santos. The players were speechless. If Neymar had stayed at Barcelona, they would have won two or three more Champions. Messi, Suárez and he were the best trident of the world. He went to Paris, which doesn’t seem like a bad decision. I’m an admirer of his, “Guardiola said.
Coaches with the most official titles in ALL the history of professional football:
4️⃣9️⃣ Alex Ferguson (in 39 years of career).
3️⃣3️⃣ Mircea Lucescu (in 40 years of career).
3️⃣0️⃣ PEP GUARDIOLA (in 12 years of career).
2️⃣9️⃣ Valery Lobanovsky (in 42 years of career). pic.twitter.com/7Ex9fNVt3g
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These will be Manchester City’s first semi-finals since Guardiola arrived. The last ones were in 2016, lost to Real Madrid, when the coach was still Chilean Manuel Pellegrini.
“We are not in the elite of this competition, but we want to be there. When the owners arrived, they wanted us to come to Europe and now we are lucky to be where we are. I am incredibly happy to travel to Paris to try to win the game and then play against Crystal Palace and win one of those two games that we need to be champions, “said Guardiola.
Manchester City 2020/21 season:
➤ Total leaders of the Premier League.
➤ UEFA Champions League semi-finals (first time in the Pep Guardiola era).
➤ CHAMPIONS of the League Cup.
➤ They were in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
TREMENDOUS THE SKY BLUES. pic.twitter.com/Olw1iMtlzf
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“The Premier League is the most important title, but the Champions League is the most beautiful,” he added.
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