A "disappointed" Guardiola denies Tapia: "They never contacted me"

A "disappointed" Guardiola denies Tapia: "They never contacted me"

"He can not say that he could not contact me because my salary is extraordinary …", sentenced the Catalan coach of Manchester City. Pep Guardiola, coach of Manchester City, said this Friday at a press conference that the Association of Argentine Football (AFA) has never contacted him to be the next coach of albiceleste. At the same time, he expressed his disappointment at the fact that Claudio Tapia referred to his salary.
"We found out to hire Guardiola, but it's very difficult … you have to have a fat wallet, a good backup," Tapia had said earlier this week in an extensive interview granted on the program 'Líbero' by the Argentine channel TyC Sports
In that sense, consulted by Goal in a press conference about the words of the president of the AFA, the former coach of Barcelona answered: "I am a little disappointed because the president of the AFA can not say he could not contact me because my salary is extraordinary … "
"To know that you have to know my salary, you also have to know that, for me, directing a selection is completely different, and another thing, the most important, is that nobody contacted me, I have a contract here and I want to stay until the end" , sentenced the former Bayern Munich coach.
For the Argentines: Pep Guardiola says at a press conference that the AFA never contacted him to be the next coach of the national team, and also shows his disappointment with the fact that Tapia talked about his salary
– Sam Lee (@Sammy_Goal) August 10, 2018In the same line, Guardiola finished: "And another thing, for the Argentine team, the coach has to be Argentine, and there are many, and they are very good, that's why I'm not going to lead Argentina."
"I do not know what will happen in the future, but he can not say that he does not hire Pep because of his salary, because to say that he has to talk to me and know everything." Next time, he will make things better, "concluded the Catalan coach. . The article follows below
At the end of May 2017, the AFA hired Jorge Sampaoli for the last matches of the South American Qualifiers on the way to Russia in 2018, in which the Albiceleste side were eliminated in the round of 16 at the hands of the champion, France.
The relationship between Sampaoli, the players and the Argentine managers was not as expected and the contract of the former Sevilla coach was interrupted after the return of the World Cup. .

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