AC Milan owner Berlusconi confesses love for Guardiola

1/7/13 in Soccer   |   JamesSmith23   |   1413 respect

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Top notch clubs from all over Europe are running after the former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola. AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has also expressed desire to sign in Pep Guardiola, however, the Italian admits the chances of Pep Guardiola arriving at San Siro are “very low”.

It is still not clear who will win Pep Guardiola’s heart, although the Spaniard has shown love for Old Trafford. In a recent interview Pep Guardiola reiterated his desire to become the successor of Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

The legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is fond of Pep Guardiola as well, but the Scotsman isn’t sure when he will step down as the Old Trafford boss.

Pep Guadiola, who is enjoying his hiatus from football, won two Champions League and three La Liga titles in a four-year spell at Camp Nou. The Spaniard is currently on a yearlong vacation with his family in New York, but is set to return as manager of a new club next summer.

In an interview on Monday night, Pep Guardiola declared he was going to return to coaching at the end of the season. The 41-year-old coach admitted he hadn’t decided which club he was going to join just yet.

There are a lot of rumors about Pep Guardiola joining a Premier League club. Pep Guardiola has been in direct contact with officials from the Premier League champions Manchester City over the last six months. The Barcelona bred player and manager has also been linked to moves to with Chelsea and Arsenal.

Silvio Berlusconi would replace AC Milan manager Massimiliano Allegri with Pep Guardiola in a heartbeat if the young manager commits to the Rossoneri cause.

“(You ask) if Allegri will stay at Milan next season? I have to say the truth? Please, ask me another question,” Silvio Berlusconi continued.

“I always tried to bring (Guardiola) to Milan, because over the last (few) years Barcelona played the best football. We contacted him, but he said he wanted to stay in a sabbatical.

“He said that at Milan he'd have fun and felt admiration towards me, and appreciation for the Lake Como, where I could offer a beautiful villa. At this moment, I have to say the percentage for him to come to Milan is very low.”

In other news, Silvio Berlusconi dismissed reports suggesting AC Milan were going to bid for Manchester City’s notorious striker Mario Balotelli. Silvio Berlusconi told reporters that he had no intentions of bringing the “rotten apple” to San Siro.

“The name of Balotelli never came into my thoughts, he is a rotten apple and could infect every group where he goes, even Milan,” Silvio Berlusconi said.

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