Pep insists he's going nowhere

BY foxsports • May 29, 2011

Guardiola's Barca side beat Manchester United 3-1 in the Champions League final at Wembley on Saturday night. When asked if he was interested in Chelsea position, he said: "I will say it again, I have another year on my contract and I intend to work it out. You have girls falling at your feet when you win but that can change overnight. "I feel privileged to have these players. Everyone has worked towards this. We are very happy. "But I have to look inside of me. I am happy to be here as coach of these guys. but it is not an easy job." He also believes it is not realistic to try to emulate the 25 years Sir Alex Ferguson has been at the helm at Old Trafford in Spain. "In England it can be 25 years, in Spain it is impossible," said Guardiola. "They are different ways. For him to be manager for 25 years and create new teams and new teams he has my admiration. I know it is difficult. "If you play this football (like Barcelona) you need these players. At another club maybe I would have a problem to find these kind of players." Guardiola singled out the mercurial Lionel Messi for special praise. He said: "Lionel is the best player I've ever seen, probably the best ever. He made the difference. Messi is unique, a one-off. I just hope he doesn't get fed up. When he doesn't play well it is because something is wrong with his environment. Let's hope he can continue playing well." Guardiola was unsure, however, whether Barcelona were the best club team of all time. "I don't know," he said. "It is impossible to say. I didn't see the Real Madrid of Di Stefano and the Ajax of Cruyff. We try to play as well as possible. I hope in the next 10 or 15 years the people will remember them and have enjoyed them."


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