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Due to wrongdoings with financial fairplay, UEFA announced a 2 year ban from the Champions League for Manchester City. Of course they appeal, so I wouldn't count on this to stay...
 

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So the ban is for the fake sponsors? Is there any decent journalism about this?

 

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Yeah I highly doubt they win the appeal, certainly not 100%. Why have these rules in place if they’re never enforced.. for once a club is being truly penalized, sets an example and should make other clubs move money about in a smarter way, not lie about numbers and where the money came from etc..
 

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Depends if Bayern is continuing with Flick?
 

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I'd go back to Barca if I was him.
He already won all that is to win there. Wrote history as a player and coach.

Depends, if he thinks with his heart he might return to Barca and Barca fans would obviously love that to happen, but he may fancy a new challenge in a new, different country like Italy/France. His career path is sort of similar to Mourinho/Ancelotti in the sense of trying new countries and winning titles in them.

Imo he will go to juve even if Sarri wins the CL this season.

But if he does go to juve I wonder what would he say if asked about the best player in the world... surely he can't say Messi as that would anger CR? :D
 

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Moreover, a lot of people discredit Guardiola by saying he only won CL at Barca with Messi and co and failed to do so at Bayern and City, I think he will aim to win CL at another club other than Barca. Going back to Barca and winning CL with them would be nice, but winning CL outside of Barca, with a different club, would be a bigger feat.

Bayern? would they want him back? I thought the Bayern hierarchy thought he was too 'Un-german', so to speak? not direct enough?
 

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I'm guessing PSG, when they inevitably sack their coach again for failing to win the CL.
Would be hilarious if he goes there, then they get a similar 2 season CL ban.
 

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What a nightmare would that be, Guardiola to juve and takes Messi with him. CR and Messi in same team. juve would win multiple CLs surely and beat teams 5-0 and 6-0 weekly. They might not even need to spend on Italian referees anymore
 
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Sorry for the multiple posts :D ... but I'd imagine Pep and City will be way more motivated now to win CL this season. If they win it surely they won't give a shit about this 2 year ban. City v Real, can't wait for that tie!
 

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Bayern management rates him very high. Question is what their plan is anyway. Nobody knows yet. As a fan I am happy with Flick as he plays Thomas Müller every time unlike Kovac. So he can stay as far as I am concerned.
 

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Is Muller the German Raul?
 

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