12 Nov '11, 6am

Barcelona's Pep Guardiola: Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho is

coach Pep Guardiola says that his Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho could well be the best coach in world football. The 40-year-old took charge of the Catalan side's senior squad in 2008, with his 12 titles conquered to date making him the most successful coach in the history of the club. Despite enjoying success as a midfielder in the '90s, Guardiola stressed that a career as a player is not a requirement to be a successful trainer, giving the example of the man on the bench at Santiago Bernabeu. "It is not necessary to have played football to become a great coach," he is quoted by AS as saying. "Arrigo Sacchi changed this sport without having played and Jose Mourinho is probably the best coach in the world. "Having been in a dressing room gives you advantages in certain situations, but not having been in one also gives you other advantages. "This is life, as a player...

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