According to ex-AC Milan manager Arrigo Sacchi, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp are bringing a lot of good things to the English Premier League.
At least this is what former AC Milan boss Arrigo Sacchi believes as he admits he admires Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp.
“Their football is similar to mine and I really appreciate their values, culture, and mentality,” he told The Daily Mail.
“My Milan team innovated, the teams of Guardiola and Klopp continue to innovate. I’ve always loved instilling my players with the desire to go beyond their own limits.”
“In my notes, I wrote: ‘Victory is important when it is amplified and helped by the beauty of the game’,” he said.
“They think like me. We have the duty to make the public enjoy football, to be excited by it. Making great football is more difficult than talking about it.”
Sacchi explained: “I like the desire they have to dominate. Football must be domination and beauty, music and culture.”
“I enjoy watching them. The problem in the Premier League is that they play too often and there is too much competition. Perhaps this is why the national team never achieves great results.”
“Let me say a word about Arsene Wenger — he revolutionized English football, he’s really great,” he commented.
“[On his favorite out of Klopp, Guardiola, and Pochettino], I guarantee you that I would be in trouble.”
“You mentioned my favorites and all three have the same philosophical system even though they are very different,” he said.
“England has a crazy, brilliant championship. It is experiencing a golden age.”
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