Mourinho v Guardiola: The rivalry the Premier League needs


A stone’s throw, or at least one hurled by Rory Delap, is probably the best way to chart how close Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola live to each other.

They are less than a five-minute walk apart in Manchester’s hub, a short stroll into town, and from there are planning how best to create dynasties at both the city’s monstrous clubs.

Guardiola and Mourinho are doing it their different ways at Manchester City and Manchester United. One is a proactive coach, the other largely reactive. Either way, they are the world’s finest and reside almost side-by-side.

Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will renew their rivalry when United host City on Sunday 

Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will renew their rivalry when United host City on Sunday 

Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola will renew their rivalry when United host City on Sunday 

The two managers are doing it their different ways at Manchester City and Manchester United

The two managers are doing it their different ways at Manchester City and Manchester United

The two managers are doing it their different ways at Manchester City and Manchester United

JOSE VS PEP 

Jose Mourinho wins: 4

Draws: 7

Pep Guardiola wins: 8

19 meetings in all competitions

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