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Tito: Players Won't Follow Pep

Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova is not concerned by rumours that some first team players could want to link up with former coach Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich.

Guardiola signed a three-year deal with the Bundesliga giants and reports have suggested that the Spaniard could look to raid his former club.

Vilanova says that their players are attached to the club via their contracts though, but did say that Guardiola's appointment was great news for the German club.

"I'm not worried that some players want to go to Guardiola's Bayern. I'm not worried, they have contracts," Vilanova told reporters.

"It's great news for the Bundesliga. They are one of the great teams that Pep could have gone to. He will help German football a lot. The best coach in the world has to be coaching, and next season he will.

"Pep has a method of coaching, like all the coaches that have come through at Barca. He doesn't necessarily have to give that up."

Vilanova also believes that Bayern will not play the same way as Guardiola's Barca side did, due to a different youth set up.

"I don't think people will expect Bayern to play the same as Barcelona, there will be similar aspects but they won't have to play the same way," he added.

"Barca have always used players from their cantera, I don't know about Bayern's youth system, so I don't know if Pep will be able to use it.

"What I do know is that he has a method of working. It's not necessary to transfer Barca's system to Bayern, but I am sure that there will be certain aspects that he can offer them. Bayern have won four Champions Leagues without playing like Barcelona."

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