Cesc Fabregas snubs Pep Guardiola as he names Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho as best coaches he’s worked with

first_imgCesc Fabregas has played under some of the best managers in history (Picture: Getty)Cesc Fabregas has delivered a snub to former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola after naming Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho as the two best managers that he’s worked with in his career.The Spaniard left Barcelona for Arsenal as a 16-year-old but he returned to the Camp Nou in 2011 for a fee of around £35m. Guardiola handed Fabregas his old no.4 shirt and often played the midfielder in a false-nine position as Barcelona romped to the title in the 2011/12 campaign. It was arguably Lionel Messi’s finest season in his career and much of that was down to the chemistry the Argentine had with Fabregas.ADVERTISEMENT Cesc Fabregas snubs Pep Guardiola as he names Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho as best coaches he’s worked with Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 1 Apr 2020 4:35 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link745Shares Fabregas spent three years back at Barcelona (Picture: Getty)However, Fabregas left after a mixed three years in Barcelona to join Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea in 2014.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe guided Chelsea to the Premier League title during his first season back in England and Fabregas admits he preferred playing under Mourinho and Wenger than Guardiola. Quizzed about his former bosses on Instagram, Fabregas initially tried to duck the question by insisting: ‘I had the best in the world, so I cannot complain.’However, fans weren’t happy with his answer and Fabregas was forced to go further, where he named his two favourite managers.‘Wenger and Mourinho,’ said Fabregas.MORE: Paul Merson defends Cesc Fabregas over Arsenal transfer decisionFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Lobi Beats Pillars to Go Six Points Clear at the Top

first_imgNPFL… NPFL… NPFL…By Duro IkhazuagbeAyo Saka’s lone strike for Lobi Stars made the difference in the tightly contested Match day 18 of the Nigeria Professional Football League clash with Kano Pillars in Makurdi yesterday. That 1-0 victory consolidated the Makurdi team’s leadership of the Nigerian top flight to 33 points from 17 matches, six points clear of closest rivals Katsina United.Ebube Duru set the stage for Saka’s goal with his brilliant cross from the wing to ensure that Solomon Ogbeide’s men keep their eyes focused on the title. Pillars’ left-back, Chris Madaki, was sent off for a second bookable offence.Elsewhere yesterday, there was also home win for second placed Katsina United who defeated El-Kanemi Warriors 1-0 at the Mohammadu Dikko Stadium. El-Kanemi’s Razak Aliyu was sent off three minutes from time.Other winners of the Match Day 18 include; Niger Tornadoes, Akwa United and Nasarawa United, while Enugu Rangers bagged their first point ever at FC Ifeanyiubah.Wikki Tourists and Kwara United were also pegged back at home by Enyimba and Go Round FC, respectively.At the Bako Kontagora Stadium in Minna, Niger Tornadoes extended their unbeaten streak to eight games by beating Yobe Desert Stars 1-0. Andrew Ikefe netted the winner in the last minute of added time.In Uyo, Akwa United bounced back from their exit from the CAF Confederation Cup, edging out Sunshine Stars 2-1.Enyimba held Wikki Tourists to a 0-0 draw at the New Jos Stadium, improving their unbeaten run in all competitions to seven games.The Oriental derby between hosts FC IfeanyiUbah and Enugu Rangers ended in a goalless draw.Tomorrow, MFM FC welcome Rivers United to Lagos and Heartland battle champions PlateauMATCH DAY 18Nasarawa 1-0 Abia WarriorsKatsina Utd 1-0 El-KanemiLobi 1-0 Kano PillarsAkwa Utd 2-1 SunshineWikki 0-0 EnyimbaFCIU 0-0 RangersKwara Utd 1-1 Go RoundTornadoes 1-0 Yobe StarsTODAYMFM FC Vs Rivers UtdHeartland FC Vs Plateau UtdShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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