Guardiola had Messi to succeed at Barca, not now - Klopp
EPL By: Linus Onyeze | 18/03/2017
Jurgen Klopp has bared his mind on what he thinks about this weekend's rival, Pep Guardiola.Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has suggested Pep Guardiola’s success can be traced to him having had very good teams in the past at Barcelona and Bayern Munich and also playing in leagues that didn’t have enough quality teams.The Liverpool boss has been speaking ahead of their meeting with Manchester City this weekend, and while he says he has plenty of respect for Guardiola, he has insisted that the former Barca boss will find it hard to dominate English football like he did in Spain and Germany.“I am not in doubt about his quality. Maybe a few people are but I am not. I respect him a lot. Could he have won a few games more? Yes.Read also: SCANDAL! New CAF boss Ahmad under investigation for bribery“But you know it, the difficulty of this league and the quality of the players around. The squad Pep had at Barcelona was the perfect role model for a win-win situation.“Real Madrid are always there, Atletico Madrid sometimes, but the rest are not as good, or not good enough to challenge Barcelona. In Germany, there is not a second team, though we tried at Dortmund.