Pep guardiola on leo messi leaving barça during the summer transfer window to Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain as the former Barcelona coach was surprised.
Speaking ahead of leo messi paris saint-germain vs manchester city game , guardiola couldn’t hide how surprised he was during an interview .
Pep Guardiola on Leo Messi leaving Barça: “It was a surprise for everyone. Everyone now accepts it. Long time ago, you couldn’t imagine it, but it happened. Life itself, you never know what happens. What is important is he’ll be happy there in Paris”.
Pep Guardiola and the six times ballon D’or winner leo messi enjoyed some successful years together at barcelona , as the spanish coach has always been credited with messi success .
Recall that City take on PSG just months after the pair went head-to-head in last season’s semi-finals, with the Blues winning 2-1 in Paris before succeeding 2-0 back at the Etihad.
Leo messi is in line to start for paris saint germain against his former boss pep Guardiola as they meet in a competitive match each other for the time since pep left barcelona for bayern munich.
Both messi and guardiola is scheduled face off at 20:00 tomorrow in france .