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Between their TV interviews, Marco Rose and Pep Guardiola had a long conversation on Wednesday evening. After the second leg it should be more detailed.
However the round of 16 second leg between Manchester City and Borussia Mönchengladbach will end on March 16, Marco Rose can look forward to a special encounter afterwards. On Wednesday evening he arranged to meet Pep Guardiola for a nice get-together.
After Gladbach's 2-0 defeat by ManCity in Budapest, the two coaches had long and visibly amicable conversations between their TV interviews. But what exactly? "Nothing special," said Guardiola at his press conference. "We talked about the game" and "our experiences in Germany and England".
Rose: "I assume that he will provide a good bottle"
Guardiola, who celebrated his 50th birthday in January, appreciates his colleague who is six years his junior. "We met for the first time and I was very happy to get to know him. There are many talented coaches in Germany."
His offer: "After the second leg in Manchester we want to have a glass ... a bottle of wine together," said Guardiola. And Rose is already looking forward to "chatting to a good person, a good guy about a few things": "I'll take the time. I assume he'll provide a good bottle."
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