Pep Guardiola prefers to be called 'Jose' whenever he is around his family, his dad has revealed.
Pep Guardiola may have had his disagreements with Jose Mourinho, but he prefers to be called the Manchester United manager’s name at home.
Named Josep Guardiola Sala, the Manchester City boss would be rather be called ‘Jose’ at home and not ‘Pep’, his father has revealed in what will come as a huge surprise to those who have followed his career and his relationship with Mourinho.
But ‘Jose’ it is for the former Barcelona boss when he’s surrounded by his family for his nickname has no place at home.
“Here at home we always call him Jose,” his dad, Valenti Guardiola told Cronica El Mundo.
“There’s nothing of Pep.
“He said to his mother one day: ‘Here at home I am Jose’.”