Bayern Munich’s coach Pep Guardiola (left) with  Manchester City’s manager Manuel Pellegrini.  Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

For Manchester City, it feels as though the announcement that Pep Guardiola will take charge in the summer is the culmination of a four-year process. (...)

Manchester City feel they beat their rivals to the signature of Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Manchester City believe they beat Manchester United and Chelsea to the hiring of Pep Guardiola, with the Spaniard receiving eleventh hour “overtures” (...)

Current Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola will take over at Manchester City at the end of the season after it was confirmed that Manuel Pellegrini will leave the Premier League club. Photo: Lukas Barth/Getty Images

Pep Guardiola will become Manchester City head coach on July 1st after the club confirmed the Spaniard has signed a three-year deal, with Manuel Pelle(...)

Real Madrid’s coach Zinedine Zidane on the touchline during Real Madrid’s victory over Deportivo La Coruna at the Bernabeu. Photograph: Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

‘It’s difficult to say who is the best player in the world. It’s like asking my daughter whether she prefers my wife or me. Not easy.” The scene was(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is unflustered by Pep Guardiola’s announcement he wants to manager in England next season. Photograph: PA

Louis van Gaal insists he is not intimidated by Pep Guardiola’s declaration that he is bound for the Premier League. Guardiola announced this week t(...)

Pep Guardiola: “I need a new challenge and I want to use that chance to be a manager in England.” Photograph: PeterKnefel/EPA

Pep Guardiola has alerted Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea to his availability by confirming he is leaving Bayern Munich in the close s(...)

Real Madrid’s new coach Zinedine Zidane arrives with Real Madrid’s president Florentino Pérez before a statement at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on January 4, 2016.  Photograph: Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

Zinedine Zidane has become the manager of Real Madrid after the club’s president, Florentino Pérez, announced the sacking of Rafael Benítez at the Ber(...)

Most of the indications in Germany are that Pep Guardiola has already agreed to join Manchester City next summer. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

It’s only a few weeks ago that a highly placed source on the Manchester United board was telling journalists that Louis van Gaal was a “genius manager(...)

  Pep Guardiola is aiming to lead Bayern Munich to their third Bundesliga title in a row. Photograph: Andreas Genert/EPA

Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season and will be replaced by Carlo Ancelotti. The news follows months of speculation about(...)

Rio Ferdinand has urged Manchester United to move for Pep Guardiola when he leaves Bayern Munich. Photograph: Getty

Rio Ferdinand has urged Manchester United to make a move for Pep Guardiola – or risk losing out on him for ever. The current Bayern Munich manager is (...)