The Pep Guardiola revolution has already begun in Manchester, as the ex-Barca coach looks to out smart Manchester rival Jose Mourinho in the upcoming season – and the Manchester City fans here in the Football Transfer Tavern could not be more excited.
With the likes of Nolito arriving from Celta Vigo and Dortmund midfielder Ikay Gundogan moving to the Ethiad, Pep has already made significant headway with his summer plans.
Known to prefer a team that can utilise quick passing and high pressure football, Guardiola will likely want to build a youthful team that can handle each of the 38 game Premier League season.
One thing they say about Guardiola’s Barcelona squad was that they were a family, a real team, willing to dig in for each other. Something that doesn’t stand out as a real quality of the Manchester City squad is that ‘together’ atmosphere, and is 100% something Pep will being trying to install before next season.
This may mean we are likely to see several new arrivals before the end of the transfer window, and could find that many of the faces that have been first names on the team sheets for the last few years, no longer are.
After a Pep shake up, this might be next season’s dream Manchester City midfield…
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