Pep Guardiola was desperate to coach Brazil, claims Dani Alves

By: | Published: July 8, 2015 1:12 PM

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has claimed that Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola was desperate to coach Brazil at last year's World Cup.

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has claimed that Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola was desperate to coach Brazil at last year’s World Cup.

Alves said that Pep said he wanted to make Brazil a World Cup champion and had an entire strategy to make them a world champion, the BBC reported.

But Alves added that the Brazilian football officials did not want it, because they said that they didn’t know if Brazil would accept a foreign coach or not.

However, the Brazilian heaped praise on the Spaniard, saying that he was the best coach in the world, adding that he revolutionised football.

Under Pep Guardiola, Barcelona won 14 trophies in four seasons including two Champions League crowns. He left Barca in June 2012 and was appointed as Bayern Munich coach the following summer, leading the German side to back-to-back league titles.

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