I welcome the news that Pep Guardiola is coming to the Premier League next season. It will be fascinating to see how he gets on in a league not dominated by one team.
Guardiola’s record is immense, but he’s hardly been stretched by managing Barcelona or Bayern Munich.
If he can turn Eliaquim Mangala into Gerard Pique it will remove any doubt that he is a master coach rather than a lucky one.
CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
So England FA chairman Greg Dyke says that ‘we will shoot ourselves’ if we don’t qualify from our qualifying group in the 2016 Euros.
If he’d throw in sacking Roy Hodgson as manager I’d support Wales next summer.