If you were to name a manager in world football who compares to the genius of Pep Guardiola, Neil Warnock’s name wouldn’t even come up in conversation. I can almost guarantee it.
Guardiola, having won major titles in Spain, Germany and most recently England with Manchester City, is often considered one of the greatest of all time, hailed for his philosophy and his ability to adapt to different styles. of game.
Neil Warnock, on the other hand, is a stubborn but smart manager who has an incredible record of winning promotions in the lower leagues.
If you compare his way of football to Guardiola, however, those are worlds apart. But despite their different philosophies, these huge characters share the same values.
In a video that has gone viral, ‘Guardiola vs Warnock – Different Philosophies, Same Inspiration’ shows how the two men handle interviews and run the locker room.
Yes, they are very different but my god is it fascinating. This is possibly the best video on the internet.
Warnock, famous for that The sworn rant against Phil Jagielka and Chris Morgan during his time at Sheffield United, is very direct, but his passion for the game is evident to all.
The current Manchester City manager is just as lively, even when his side are winning.
Let the world know that Neil Warnock and Pep Guardiola aren’t as different as you might think.
Warnock, meanwhile, announced his retirement on Saturday afternoon after 42 years in management.
While appearing on Gillette Soccer earlier on Saturday, presenter Jeff Stelling asked the 73-year-old if he would return to management.
“No, I’ve got a couple of cool things coming up. I’m looking forward to a few nights across the country,” Warnock said.
“I’m doing one in Cardiff and one in Sheffield in September, those are the friendly places. I said I had to go to Ipswich or Bristol where they would give me a stick.”
The former Sheffield United, QPR and Crystal Palace boss added: “I just thought it was the right time, really, towards the end of the season there’s not really any work you’re going to get before .
“I had a really good race. I’m enjoying things I haven’t done in years, spending a lot of time with the family, my dogs and also riding my bike.
“I’m not saying the enthusiasm is gone, I haven’t lost it, but when I see some of my friends who have health problems, there comes a time when you have to let your family enjoy a little more. your time, especially my wife Sharon.
“When you’re a manager you’re very selfish, you take your work home whether you’re upstairs or downstairs and it’s very difficult for your wife and children.
“It’s hard to replicate the final whistle when you’ve won a game, there’s nothing like that in normal life, and you have to realize you’re not going to get that buzz anymore in that situation. But I do a few nights at the theater, and I imagine I’ll still be nervous in front of them.”