Juve star reveals admiration for Guardiola; hints at possible reunion

Date published: Wednesday 24th January 2018 1:57

Juventus star Douglas Costa has revealed his admiration for current Man City boss Pep Guardiola.

The Brazilian joined Juventus from Bayern Munich last summer and after a tough start to life in Serie A, he is starting to find his form.

The 27-year-old scored the winning goal on Monday night as Juve beat Genoa 1-0 to keep up the pressure on table-toppers Napoli.


Costa, who worked with Guardiola at Bayern Munich, spoke to Il Corriere dello Sport to talk about his willingness to work with Pep again.

“Guardiola? He is a unique manager, one of the best in the world. It’s hard to compare him with Allegri who is also a great manager,” he said.

“They are different. Allegri does not do tiki-taka, he wants a solid team. Guardiola’s style is more spectacular but at the end of the day trophies are the only things that matters and both managers have won lot of them.

“I am on good terms with Guadiola, we still talk sometimes. He was an important manager for me because he signed me from Shakhtar and helped me to improve.”


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