Guardiola and Operation Oikos: "This in England does not happen ..."

The City coach: "In England this would be solved in a month or two months, do not let things get diluted, I trust Thebes very much".

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola spoke on Wednesday about the controversial Oikos case of match fixing in Spain and said "in England it would be solved in one or two months". According to Guardiola, who participates in a golf tournament on the Costa Brava in which exfutbolistas and elite coaches participate, "luck" is that, in the country where he works, "these things do not happen" .

Guardiola pointed out if they happen "are solved in a month or two, do not let things get diluted", and was convinced that "the Federation (Spanish Football) and Mr. (Javier) Tebas-president of the League of Professional Soccer-, who are always so worried about what happens in England, will be involved to make decisions and apply the law if something has happened. "

" I trust Mr. Tebas very much ", he added, ironically, the Catalan coach of the 'citizen' team, who was the main protagonist of the first day of the Costa Brava Legends tournament which takes place at the PGA Catalunya golf course in Caldas de Malavella (Gerona) .


Questioned about the difficulties that Manchester City or Barcelona are finding in recent seasons to transfer their dominance in domestic competitions to Europe, Pep Guardiola argued that "in the Champions League there are very good teams" .

"Es Very difficult to win a title, although people may believe otherwise. And I always say it, the league is always the most important title. The winner of the league is because he has done an extraordinary season ", Guardiola said, which positively valued the work of Ernesto Valverde at the head of Barcelona.

De Boer

The ex-players of Barcelona Ronald de Boer also appeared before the media in Caldas de Malavella. and Miquel Angel Nadal, the first to analyze the Dutch market.

De Boer stressed that Frenkie de Jong is a "very talented player" who has completed "a spectacular year." "His philosophy is the same as that of Barcelona" , added the exazulgrana before emphasizing that the Camp Nou would also be the ideal destination for his compatriot Matthijs de Ligt.

Miguel Angel Nadal

Miquel Angel Nadal said that Barca "always has to be renewed to improve", although he added that this year "the centrals have been at a great level" .

The former Balearic footballer, who wore the shirt of Barça dur before eight years in the decade of the 90, also valued the campaign that has made the team of Ernesto Valverde and stressed that "has not been a failure or a bad season."

In any case, Nadal admitted that, in the combination of football and results demanded by the Camp Nou, the Catalan team has had this year "the good results, but in what moment has lacked a bit of collective play. It is essential to recover the style that has given Barça success ".

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