One evening in the hotel he chose the right lift, it would take him to the roof of Europe. Ideas, rational control over everything, everywhere he was reproached for different and opposite things: the story of a technician who does not adapt
Although Guardiola may introduce tweaks and variations to his thinking, the coach of the tiqui-taca will remain forever, Mourinho his conservative side, Klopp the architect of counterpressing. In that great gathering of bench archetypes that the Premier has become for some time, there are also Rangnick and Bielsa, two roots with many fruits. The only plant that is still difficult to classify is Rafa Benítez, from whom we will continue to be displaced, to his consolation or perhaps his condemnation. While David Moyes came out with West Ham from the cliché of the boring representative of an outdated football, now Rafa passes for being the last icon of the older generation.