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[VIDEO] Pep Guardiola: I’d rather be in Maldives than manage Man United

Man City manager Pep Guardiola make a surprising jibe as he said he would rather moved to Maldives or wasting playing golf than managing Manchester United even if it were the only job on offer, media reports.

He was asked during a press conference as City travel to Old Trafford for Carabao Cup semi-final first leg.

“After training City I will never train them; I would not train Real Madrid. I’d be in the Maldives if I don’t have any offers.

But then he remembers Maldives doesn’t have what he wants.

“Maybe not the Maldives because it doesn’t have any golf courses.”

Despite losing to Arenal 2-0 in the latest Premier League game and goalless stalemate to Wolves in FA Cup 3rd round, Guardiola believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be encouraged from the inconsistency.

“He starts to see his team what he wanted. That is my feeling when I see his teams. Even the last game against Arsenal, they lost but we see clear what he wants. It was not easy to handle a team, take over a big club always demanding to be champions in all competitions but every manager needs time and I have the feeling that United are starting to play the way he wants.”

Guardiola identified Daniel James, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial as the most dangerous attacking trio at the moment.

“How fast they are. How they run on the counterattack. How solid, how aggressive. We concede a few counterattacks and in just two or three seconds they are in the box.”