Lillo to become Pep Guardiola’s number two at Man City

first_imgSpanish boss Juan Manuel ‘Juanma’ Lillo is leaving his role as Qingdao Huanghai manager to become Pep Guardiola’s number two at Manchester City. Guardiola has been without an assistant since Mikel Arteta departed in December to become Arsenal manager. As reported by Marca, former City captain and current Anderlecht player-manager Vincent Kompany and Real Sociedad coach were both approached about the position. However, the English champions have now turned to Lillo – who has formerly coached Real Oviedo, Real Zaragoza and Real Sociedad among many other clubs – who has been a significant influence on Guardiola’s coaching career.Advertisement Promoted Content6 TV Characters Whose Departures Have Made The Shows BetterThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show YouBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhy Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do ThisA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-Flow10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Did You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way? Read Also: Barca confident Messi can face Mallorca, despite thigh injury Lillo said of the former Barcelona boss in 2012 that “Guardiola is like my son”, while Guardiola travelled to Mexico in 2006 to play  under Lillo at Dorados de Sinaloa so that he could learn from his tactical approach. Lillo, 54, was last in Spanish football as assistant to Jorge Sampaoli at Sevilla – having previously been his number two with the Chilean national team – and has since managed at Atletico Nacional and Vissel Kobe. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… last_img

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