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Guardiola insists Brazil’s manager must be Brazilian

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Pep Guardiola has apparently dashed his own dreams of one day managing the Brazilian national team.

It was some time ago that Brazil legend Dani Alves revealed how Pep Guardiola dreams of one day leading the famous yellow-shirted Brazilian national team to World Cup glory.

The Catalonian tactician has been a success wherever he has managed, winning titles and cups galore.

The man himself is apparently content at Manchester City for now and Selecao is currently happy with their coach. But the dream is clearly perhaps one day achievable.

However, now Brazilian midfielder Fernadinho who works with Guardiola on a daily basis at club level admits he and his boss has spoken about such a move.

Revealing it is nothing more than a pipe dream and  Pep acknowledges Brazil’s boss should never come from outside of arguably the greatest footballing nation on the planet.

Speaking to  Globo Esporte he reveals the details of the conversation.

He said:

“Once we talked about it, but in a very informal way, more in review. Mainly because of the news that came out in Brazil that claimed he had said that he would like to train Brazil.”

“But I believe it is a bit impossible. He said he thinks Brazil and Argentina should always have Brazilian and Argentine coaches. We produce so many players, we have the capacity to produce great coaches.” 

“Within the more informal conversation I believe it is difficult, but in football, there is no certainty about anything.”

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