Guardiola likens himself to Manchester United manager

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 10/01/2019

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has likened himself to Manchester United boss after his brilliant start to in his managerial career at Old Trafford.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won his first five games since the sack of Jose Mourinho and Guardiola told VG: "He's a young manager. Solskjaer has done it incredibly well.

"This applies to both the results and the way they play.

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"His start is much better than mine. It's true! I lost my first match and played a draw in the other, while Solskjaer won his first five games.”

Manchester City defeated Burton Albion 9-0 in the Carabao Cup semifinals the first leg while Manchester United suffered a shocking defeat to Frank Lampard’s Derby County in the second round of the competition.

A true test awaits Solskjaer when his team faces Tottenham Hotspur at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday in the Premier League.