an incredible amount that Guardiola has spent during his career

Regarded as the best coach on the planet, Pep Guardiola has always had almost unlimited resources to build his squad, especially at Manchester City for just under a decade.

Pep Guardiola and the Citizens finished the 2022-2023 season. with a historic triple success and especially the first success in the Champions League for the club from Manchester. The culmination of eight years of work for the Spanish technician and his staff, who have always received the support of their hierarchy since his arrival in 2016. However, he recently left doubts about his future. “I don't know who wants me. I would love to experience the World Cup, European Championship, Copa America, whatever. I would like to experience it. I don't know when, in five, ten, fifteen years, but I would like to play in the World Cup as a coach – he especially confided.

One thing is certain, if Guardiola leaves the Premier League, he will have no shortage of suitors, either to take over the club or, as he himself mentioned, the national team.

Exceeded two billion

In today's edition, AS devoted an article to the Spaniard's success, but also to the amounts invested in the various clubs where he played. In total, Guardiola spent more than 2 billion euros (2.04 to be exact) during his tenures at FC Barcelona, ​​Bayern Munich, and thus City, according to data published by Football Benchmark Research.

Managers who spent the most money on the transfer market during their managerial career 💰🤝.

🔝 Namely, Pep Guardiola is at the top of the list, spending a total of 2.04 billion euros, despite leading the fewest teams on this list (3), together with Jürgen Klopp.#football pic.twitter.com/4wNVUJNWLK

— Football Benchmark (@Football_BM) February 28, 2024

Not surprisingly, he apparently invested the most money in Skyplave. Next on this list are José Mourinho with 1.86 billion euros, followed by Carlos Ancelotti with 1.69 billion euros. Massimiliano Allegri (€1.4 billion) and Diego Simeone (€1.21 billion) complete the Top 5. No French coaches appear in this ranking, but we do find two former PSG coaches in 7th (Thomas Tuchel) and 9th place (Mauricio Pochettino).

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