Much of the criticism that has been aimed at Jose Mourinho and Manchester United this season has been about their style of play. Irrespective of the fact the club sit second in the Premier League and top of their Champions League group, there has been intense scrutiny placed on how the Portuguese coach has set 

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Pep Guardiola was appointed as Manchester City manager at the beginning of last season after leaving Bayern Munich at the end of his contract. He replaced Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad Stadium with European success in mind. City announced the appointment of Guardiola mid-season during the 2015/16 campaign, this had not been a surprise to 

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Manchester City’s hopes of legal retribution may have faded, albeit for a short while, when Eden Hazard grabbed the opener for the hosts with a deflected shot: but their title hopes were severely damaged when the Belgian international restored parity for the Blues with a spot kick finish that cancelled out Sergio Aguero’s equalizer. Pep 

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Pep Guardiola will splash the cash in January, as he has been handed a £250 million transfer kitty by Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour. City have faltered this season, failing to make an impact on the title race, with ambitions of winning the league all but over – Chelsea have opened up a 10 point 

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Coming after the 10 straight wins that opened the Pep Guardiola era, there was nothing significant to worry about from Manchester City’s 3-3 draw at Celtic in the Champions League, but perhaps there was a warning when the Catalan walked into the dressing room afterwards to find his players so exhausted they could not talk. 

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With Pep Guardiola ending his association with Bayern Munich this summer having won them their third straight Bundesliga title, he has averaged one major trophy for every 20 competitive games he has managed. Whilst refraining from serious challenges such as taking charge of a struggling club like Liverpool remains his major criticism, the fact that 

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