Manchester Town had now not changed Mikel Arteta when he left his position as Pep Guardiola’s assistant to turn out to be Arsenal supervisor in December 2019.
Juanma Lillo and Pep Guardiola (Reuters Symbol)
- Lillo Chinese language Tremendous League facet Qingdao Huanghai
- Juanma Lillo, 54, has been a trainer for 35 years
- Guardiola is sort of a son to me: Lillo had mentioned in in an interview
Pep Guardiola is ready to nominate his former mentor Juanma Lillo as his assistant trainer at Manchester Town, consistent with stories within the Spanish media on Friday.
Town didn’t change Mikel Arteta when he left his position as Guardiola’s assistant to turn out to be Arsenal supervisor ultimate December, however newspapers Marca and AS mentioned he’s set to rent Lillo, who not too long ago left Chinese language Tremendous League facet Qingdao Huanghai.
Lillo, 54, has been a trainer for 35 years, operating as an assistant to Jorge Sampaoli with Sevilla and the Chile nationwide staff.
He has had restricted good fortune in plenty of first staff training roles at golf equipment together with Actual Sociedad, Almeria and Atletico Nacional, and in 2005 he signed Guardiola for Mexican facet Dorados Sinaloa.
“Guardiola is sort of a son to me,” mentioned Lillo in a 2012 interview with FIFA, explaining that the previous Barcelona midfielder went to peer him after Lillo’s Actual Oviedo facet were crushed 4-2 by way of Barca.
“He instructed me that he preferred how my staff performed so much and sought after to stick involved. What started as a certified courting advanced into one thing a lot more.”