Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has stormed out of Bayern’s press conference after being asked about speculations regarding his future and also links of England manager’s role.
The former Barcelona manager’s contract at Allianz arena will be over next summer and he is linked with few jobs. While, it was thought he would take over Manchester City after Manuel Pellegrini’s contract gets over but the Chilean extended his contract at Etihad and now there are rumors that he would succeed Roy Hodgson as the manager of the Three Lions.
But the 44-yerar-old is furious when asked about his future.
When pressed on that subject at his weekly pre-match press conference ahead of Bayern’s trip to Mainz on Saturday, Guardiola rose from his seat and bade farewell.
‘Oh come on, I’m coach of Bayern Munich,’ he said. ‘Many thanks and auf wiedersehen.’
The question about whether he would be interested in taking charge of the Three Lions after Euro 2016 proved to be the final straw for the 44-year-old, who had already deflected an initial enquiry into his future plans with a polite ‘next question please’.
This is the Spaniard’s third season in charge at Bayern and he won back to back Bundesliga titles yet he questioned at the start of this, his third season in charge, whether he was indeed the right man for the job.
He said he would step down if he ever got the feeling somebody else would be a better choice for the club, fuelling speculation he is preparing his departure from Bavaria next summer.
Bayern has also recently cooled talk of extending Guardiola’s contract, saying negotiations will be held as and when the former Barcelona coach is ready.
Speculations have started already regarding the storming out of the press conference and what does in this mean?
Guardiola is also linked with a move to Arsenal as Arsene Wenger might not be at Emirates for a long time more.
We will have to wait where the future of the manager lies who won so many trophies with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.