Bayern Munich manager Peop Guardiola on the sidelines during the Champions League game against Arsenal at the Allianz Arena. Photograph: John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Bayern Munich hogged 66 per cent of the ball in their 5-1 Champions League victory over Arsenal on Wednesday night but Pep Guardiola wanted more. “Wha(...)

Pep Guardiola is expecting a long-ball game from Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night. Photograph: EPA

When Arsene Wenger does write that book there will surely be a chapter about his near misses in the transfer market. It is likely to be substantial. (...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho: still retains the support of the Stamford Bridge hierarchy. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Diego Costa is confident he will be fit for Chelsea’s home game against Liverpool on Saturday despite damaging his ribs in midweek as the holders wer(...)

Pep Guardiola walked out of a Bayern Munich press conference after being quizzed over reports linking him with the England job. Photograph: Reuters

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola walked out of a press conference on Friday after being asked about reports linking him with the England manager’s jo(...)

‘The world of football has possibly never known a man to distribute the ball like Xavi Hernández (L). Arguably only Andrea Pirlo (R) in the modern game can rival him in being so niggardly with possession.’ Photographs: Reuters and EPA.

Someone calculated that the gematria values – where a numerical value is assigned to a letter – of Xavi (56) and pass (55) and they are almost iden(...)

“I don’t know how to play without organization. We will try to score with control,”says Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola Photograph:  Peter Kneffel/EPA.

Semi-final, second leg Bayern Munich (0) v Barcelona (3) Allianz Arena, 7.45pm TV: TV3, UTV Bayern Munich’s season may be listing ominously, with Ger(...)

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola has rejected rumours linking him with a move to the Premier League. Photograph: Reuters

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has brushed aside speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League this summer, insisting that his future r(...)

Special game, but Barcelona are  strongest, says Bayern  manager Pep Guardiola. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Pep Guardiola faces an emotional return to Barcelona after his current club, Bayern Munich, were drawn to face them in the semi-final of the Champion(...)

Bayern Munich’s manager Pep Guardiola, with ripped trousers, gives his players instructions during the Champions League second-leg quarter-final against FC Porto at the Allianz Stadium, Munich. Photograph: Getty.

If Pep Guardiola looked unusually hungry on the touchline at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night, this was perhaps for more than just the usual reason(...)

Bayern Munich’s coach Pep Guardiola pauses during a training session ahead of their Champions League quarter-final second leg  match against Porto at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday. Photo: Lukas Barth/Reuters

Pep Guardiola insists there is no chance of him leaving Bayern Munich this summer.The Catalan, who has repeatedly been linked with the Manchester City(...)