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Pique wants reunion with Man City's Pep in UCL final - FCNaija

Champions League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 16/12/2017

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique wants a reunion and meet his former coach Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in the Champions League final in May.

Pique says he has been impressed by Manchester City who creates history in the Premier League with a 15th winning streak as they beat Swansea 4-0 on Wednesday with 52 goals to their credit.

The Spain international spend solid four years together with Guardiola at Barcelona winning Champions League, La Liga, Copa Del Rey and World Club Cup

"Now you can see the players know what Pep wants and how he wants them to play," Pique told The Telegraph.

"They are playing great football, they are strong favourites to win the Premier League. I hope they win the cup as well and if we can play them in the Champions League final that would be good.

"What he is doing at City this year is amazing. He is breaking all the records."

 Pique says he knew his former manager would eventually find success at the Etihad Stadium following a trophyless first year in charge.

He said: "I trust him a lot and last year I thought that he would win everything because I knew the potential Manchester City have with him as a coach.

"But it wasn't possible and he needed that process to adapt to the country."

Pique has also been full of praise for Guardiola, saying the ex-Bayern Munich boss is among the world's best thanks to his results and style.

He added: "For me, he is one of the best coaches in the world.

“When I worked with him for four years at Barcelona we won most of the titles playing different football, a new football that right now every team wants to play: having the ball and controlling the possession," he said.

"Because if you have the ball you control the game. What he is doing at City this year is amazing. He is breaking all the records."
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