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Pep: My Barca reign is ending

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has dropped a heavy hint that he will leave the club when his contract expires in summer 2012.

Guardiola, who took over the reins of his boyhood club in summer 2008, prefers short-term deals and signed a one-year contract extension in February to keep him at the Nou Camp until the end of next season.

The 40-year-old told Italian television channel Rai Sport: "I think my time is ending here in Barcelona.

"I'm fine here, but when you're at a club like this you cannot stay for too long.

"Next year will be the fourth consecutive season as coach of Barcelona.

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sokrates2036d ago

People are talking about he taking over for Sir Alex Ferguson. I admire that man who takes over after him. Its gonna be really hard to be sucsessful.

Sahil2036d ago

Don't do it Pep, you will regret it :)

kulka2036d ago

Has he gone mad why would he want to leave

freeduck2036d ago

He wants a challenge. He is dominating La Liga and wants a chance. The EPL is challenging and so I think that is where he might go next.

GJ232034d ago

Hard to see what team he'll join after barca. For some reason im thinking he'll go to italy

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