Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Crocked Star Reveals What's So Special about Guardiola

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Crocked Star Reveals What's So Special about Guardiola

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CITY star Ilkay Gundogan has revealed what sets Pep Guardiola apart from other managers.

The German midfielder, who is currently out injured after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury against Watford last week, signed from Borussia Dortmund in the summer, where he had earlier played for Jurgen Klopp.

The Turkish-born star enjoyed success with Dortmund, winning the league and cup double in 2012 before reaching the Champions League final the following season.

But Gundogan, comparing Guardiola to current Liverpool boss Klopp, has revealed that Pep is one of a kind.

"Both [Guardiola and Klopp] are world-class coaches with their own qualities," Gundogan said. "Both are passionate, even if it's in different ways.

"Pep thinks about every different situation and has solutions for them. …

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