The Manchester City manager became the third-winningest strategist in history after taking the Carabao Cup
Pep Guardiola, technical director of Manchester City, added his title N ° 30, in just 12 years as a strategist, after the Cityzens they beat 1-0 at Tottenham Hotspur at the Carabao Cup Final at Wembley this Sunday, making him the third-winningest helmsman in football history.
Guardiola it’s just behind Sir Alex Ferguson, who obtained 49 titles as a coach during his career, most of them with Manchester United, a team in which he was for 27 years and with which he raised 40 trophies. The rest went to Aberdeen in Scotland, where he began his career as a strategist.
The titles of Ferguson, which stand out at first glance, he achieved them in a 39-year career, as the Scotsman retired from the benches in 2013 when he left the technical direction of the Red Devils and went on to have an advisory role.
The second site on the list is for Mircea Lucescu. The Romanian has managed 12 clubs in his career, in addition to the Romanian and Turkish teams. He currently serves as the helmsman of Dynamo Kiev.
In his track record, Lucescu has 33 titles in his 40-year career, most of which he won when he coached Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine. During his time in the Ukrainian team, he won nine Leagues, six Cups, eight Ukrainian Superleagues and one Europa League.
“It’s great. I’ve always been in big clubs and that has made it much easier,” Guardiola told Sky Sports After the match. . “It’s not like [el estadio] It was packed, but it was amazing to hear your support again. We are very happy to have won this competition for the fourth time in a row. We went for the game and created several chances.
“We had not had much time to prepare. We knew what we had to do and try to recover. It is tough, but it is what it is, the schedule is like that.”
Thus, Guardiola He entered a select list and it seems that he has time to surpass Lucescu. This year, the Spanish helmsman and his team can win two more titles, the Premier League, which looks very close with five games to go, as well as the UEFA Champions League, where they will face Paris Saint-Germain in the semifinals.