Pep Guardiola's Natural Destination Is Manchester United, Not Chelsea or City
From Bleacher Report - Manchester United
November 26, 2012 - 1:41pm
Pep Guardiola to Chelsea was always a stretch. Why would a manager who thrived on continuity at Barcelona risk his reputation at a club that hosts a revolution whenever a billionaire Russian feels like it?As ever with Chelsea, Roman Abramovich's buying power justifies the speculation, but why are we to assume money is even a factor in Guardiola's decision-making?Not everybody can be bought.Money won't tempt Lionel Messi to Manchester City, for example. And it won't tempt Sir Alex Ferguson to see out his 70s managing an obscure Chinese club for $1 billion a season.Guardiola has already passed up a year's earnings to spend a sabbatical in New York. He needed to "rest", he told reporters in May, after walking away from Barcelona—hardly the sentiment you'd marry to somebody motivated by money.But, still, Abramovich thinks his wallet will win out. According to the Daily Mail, Chel...
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