Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Devil in the Detail as Dan Swaps Notes on Guardiola and Zidane

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Devil in the Detail as Dan Swaps Notes on Guardiola and Zidane

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DANILO has revealed Pep Guardiola's attention to detail is second to none - despite previously playing Zinedine Zidane.

The full-back is one of the few players in the City squad with experience of winning the Champions League at Real Madrid, and the Brazilian has lifted the lid on the management styles of Guardiola and the Frenchman.

He said: "Of course they are very different, first they are all top coaches and it's impossible to compare the two.

"For me I am very happy to have had the opportunity to work with them. Pep's attention to detail is second to none, Zidane what he has achieved for himself is unbelievable, so for me it's really hard to say if this is better or not.

"I am just as happy to be with Guardiola now as I was with working with Zidane in the past."

Danilo's answer could be attributed to his comparisons of the English and Spanish leagues, as he explained that La Liga is less tactical than the Premier League. …

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