Pep Guardiola better than Alex Ferguson? Yooz must be joking

Here’s another heavyweight contest: Fergie or Pep? Manchester City’s march to another title has prompted the claim that Pep Guardiola is “on course to becoming the Premier League’s greatest-ever manager”. The tweet, from the Tactical Times, even added: “No doubt about that.”

Pep Guardiola: dresses like Dominic Cummings.

Eh? Or, as Sir Alex Ferguson once put it: “Yooz are all f****n’ idiots.” Fergie at Manchester United claimed 13 titles. The team were two points away from winning nine in a row. It wasn’t just one team; Fergie built three. Michael Carrick and Tom Cleverley paired up in the midfield but Man U still finished 11 points ahead of the rest.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Guardiola is clearly a wonderful coach but no one expects him to stay in England long enough to get halfway to Fergie’s haul. And give me Fergie’s zippy cardigan any day. Pep has been dressing like Dominic Cummings for a while. That’s bad enough but his coat the other night was shades of Gok Wan.

Get a year of unlimited access to all of The Scotsman's sport coverage without the need for a full subscription. Expert analysis of the biggest games, exclusive interviews, live blogs, transfer news and 70 per cent fewer ads on Scotsman.com - all for less than £1 a week. Subscribe to us today

 0 comments

Want to join the conversation? Please or to comment on this article.