Pep Guardiola has congratulated Joan Laporta on his election as Barcelona president and believes he will bring the fell good factor back to Camp Nou.
Joan Laporta was previously Barcelona president between 2003 and 2010 ,a spell that included hiring Pep Guardiola to be head coach in 2008, starting an extraordinary run of success.He has now returned to the role following landslide election win over rivals Victor Font and Toni Freixa on Sunday, One of his first points of business will be resolving the future of Lionel Messi, who has been strongly linked with a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City as well as Paris Saint Germain.Pep Guardiola praised Joan Laporta for his convincing win and believes his impact will be felt promptly.”
All I can say is that it was a lovely journey,”said Guardiola when he was asked about Barcelona’s election.All three options were there, they did a good job and I congratulate the president to be elected by a big margin.
I am pretty sure his personality will introduce good mood a lot of optimism in the club and all the country.”I wish him all the best for the season and the next season’s.”Pep Guardiola won three Laliga trophies and two champions league titles in four seasons in charge of Barcelona,who presently managed by Ronald Koeman.Barcelona like Manchester City,are in the champions league last 16 but the catalans face and uphill task to progress as they trail PSG 4-1 on aggregate,
Barcelona played Paris almost immediately after Guardiola and Manchester City who are looking to bounce back from deafeat to Manchester United have hosted Southampton in the English Premier League.