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 job will be Pep Guardiola’s biggest challenge. Photograph: Getty Images

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. (...)

Carlo Ancelotti is to be announced as the new Bayern Munich manager in the next few days. Photograph: Afp

Carlo Ancelotti has agreed a contract in principle with Bayern Munich to replace Pep Guardiola at the end of the season, the Guardian understands. The(...)

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has confirmed he has made up his mind about his future. Photograph: Getty

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has confirmed he has made up his mind about his future, without revealing what decision he has taken. The Catalan’s(...)

Volodymyr Onyshchenko, assistant coach of Ukraine, Adam Nawalka, manager of Poland, Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill  and Joachim Löw  pose for photographs during the Euro 2016 draw at  Palais des Congres in Paris. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Manager Michael O’Neill insisted Northern Ireland would be fearless in France after being drawn against world champions Germany at Euro 2016. They wi(...)

Republic of Ireland’s Shane Long scores against Germany. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Several managers came and went without guiding Ireland to a competitive win over a qualification rival and it sometimes seemed as though we might fore(...)

Manchester United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger and West Ham’s Alex Song battle for possession during the game at Old Trafford. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters.

A manager with a famous philosophy was sounding unusually philosophical. “I’m not God,” said Louis van Gaal in a rare instance of him accepting there(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi chips AS Roma goalkeeper  Wojciech Szczesny to score his side’s second goal in the Champions Cup Group F game at the  Camp Nou. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Barcelona 6 Roma 1 Luis Suarez hit a brace and set up a double for Lionel Messi in his first start after injury as Barcelona crushed AS Roma 6-1 at th(...)

Arsenal’s Petr Cech looks dejected after Thomas Muller scored Bayern Munich’s second goal. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

Bayern Munich 5 Arsenal 1 From the moment that Robert Lewandowski exploited slackness in the Arsenal back line to score his 18th goal of the club sea(...)

Robbie Brady could be used at left back against Poland. Photograph: Inpho

Play-off spot sealed. Automatic qualification still a possibility. After beating the reigning world champions, our greatest achievement in many years,(...)