I never tried to sign Messi says Guardiola


first_imgManchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has never tried to capture the signature of Lionel Messi since he left Nou Camp for Bayern Munich in 2013.Guardiola was in charge of Barcelona for four years where he managed Lionel Messi, during one of their most successful and dominant years winning three La Liga titles and two Champions Leagues.Calling it quits in 2012, Guardiola joined Bayern Munich after taking a year sabbatical and then took charge of Manchester City in 2016, and all these while, reports have him signing Messi from Barcelona.The Manchester City boss denied all the reports.rb leipzig, bayern munichReport: Bayern are held by Leipzig George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Bayern Munich was held to another draw, this time by RB Leipzig.Bayern Munich finds themselves in the unfamiliar position of sitting third in the…Guardiola told Sky Sports: “When I left Barcelona and I went to Bayern Munich, and now Manchester City, I never asked Lionel Messi to come and join.“I never went to the clubs and said ‘I want this player’. Never. Because I know how important this guy is for Barcelona.“I never made the first step, to say I want this player. Never, and I would never do that.”last_img

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