Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Karanka Ready for Test against Old Pal

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Karanka Ready for Test against Old Pal

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AITOR Karanka is relishing a reunion with Pep Guardiola as Middlesbrough and City go head-to-head tomorrow.

The Boro manager can now see his compatriot up close in the Premier League - and has enjoyed seeing his evolution since their La Liga days.

Tuesday's triumph over Barcelona side was the latest demonstration for Karanka of how Guardiola is adapting to the players he has at the Etihad.

"He's one of the best coaches, especially after the win over Barcelona, he's changing," said Karanka. "In the past it was always about possession but in the last game they scored on counter- attack, sometimes they play long balls to Aguero, and with their players they always have alternatives."

Guardiola may be bringing his own style to Manchester but Karanka has had success of his own in the north east. …

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