I am sick and tired of making excuses for Pep Guardiola. You can say that he’s won a number of trophies with Bayern and has dominated the league… But he inherited a great squad, has been given a massive budget, and is buying all of his opposition’s best stars. With that kind of platform, we could even win the Bundesliga title.
Considered amongst the best coaches in the World? Not in my eyes!
Realistically, with Barcelona, he inherited players and a huge budget. He made some of the worst signings in history including Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s big money move from Inter Milan, Cesc Fabregas, Aleksandr Hleb and Dmytro Chygrynskiy.
His best players were inherited from Frank Rijkaard and his tactical work had been implemented over a long term period dating back to the 1990s when Johan Cruyff worked magic at Barcelona.
Now, he’s come to Bayern, following Jupp Heynkes’ treble winning season and really, any success that he’s experienced is a result of his predecessor’s work.
Now, after a year in charge, he’s starting to tear the team apart by playing with possession and without purpose. It’s starting to show and yesterday’s Supercup loss to Dortmund is a fine example. WE controlled the game, but still lost 2-0.
I want Guardiola out and a new, better qualified coach to rescue us from collapsing before it’s too late.