Xabi Alonso had the pleasure of being coached by Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich. In fact, the one from Tolosa was one of the requests from the Santpedor coach for his team. There, the current coach of Real Sociedad B, discovered a coach different from the rest of the one who spoke wonders in a live broadcast with Ángel García’s YouTube channel, @cazurreandoenok.
05/23/2020 at 20:03
He reviewed all the coaches he has had throughout his long career as a professional and did not hesitate to describe Guardiola as a genius, as a visionary: “Pep visualized the game before it was played. And he said: ‘This is going to happen And this happened. For this you had to do this and then it happened. Take it now! He is a genius, a visionary, “he assured without fear of being wrong. In fact, that is one of the characteristics that his former players most highlight about the former Barça coach.
Alonso, who assured that he would have liked to have Marcelo Bielsa or Jürgen Klopp as technicians, also highlighted other characteristics of their coaches. De Toshack said he had “great intuition”, while Rafa Benítez says he was “very methodical”. Further, highlighted the “personality” of Mourinho and the “category” of Manuel Pellegrini. But also the “pure football” of Ancelotti, or that Vicente del Bosque “very intelligent”. Likewise, he praised the “goodness” of Iñaki Sáez or the “personality, character and uniqueness of Luis Aragonés.