Guardiola tips Vincent Kompany to be the next Man City manager
The former Man City captain will face his former side as Burnley's manager in their next FA Cup game. Guardiola tips Kompany to become the Citizens boss in the future after impressing at Burnley.
Vincent Kompany has led Burnley to the top of the Championship table, 19 points clear of the third-placed Middlesbrough, almost assuring their promotion to the Premier League next year. Pep Guardiola tips his former skipper to become Manchester City manager in the future.
I'm impressed with the consistency. The Championship is so difficult for the amount of games,"
Guardiola said. "The
consistency so far is unbelievable.
"They are close to being promoted again to the Premier League next season. Personally, I'm delighted with his success, what he is doing in Burnley. I think all of us, our fans are happy he'll be back.
"He will be back sooner or later. So, I think his destiny to become the manager of Manchester City is already written in the stars. It's going to happen. I don't know when, but it's going to happen."
Asked whether the Belgian could be his direct successor, Guardiola said:
"Sooner or later, he will be manager for Manchester City. When? I don't know, but I'm pretty sure."
"Maybe I'm wrong, but he has all the attributes – work ethic, knowledge of the game, well respected, experienced. Doing what he has done is so difficult, and he's doing really, really well.
"He knows the club, knows the environment, knows our fans, knows what our people need. The destiny is there."
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