Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has “no doubt” Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara can play in the Premier League amidst links to champions Liverpool.
Thiago runs out agreement at Bundesliga champions Bayern next year and the 29- year-old Spaniard is supposedly all set to leave Bavaria after choosing versus a renewal.
Jurgen Klopp is thought to be crazy about bringing Thiago to Anfield, where Liverpool won their first league title because 1990 this season, and Guardiola– who dealt with the veteran at Barcelona and Bayern– hailed the midfielder.
“No doubt about it, a player who plays for Barcelona and Bayern Munich can play in the Premier League,” Guardiola stated when inquired about Thiago ahead of Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final versus Toolbox.
“Of course he can play, he’s an exceptional player but I don’t know what he’s going to do.”
Thiago– handed his first senior taste of football by Guardiola at Barcelona– emerged from the youth system at Camp Nou in 2009.
He won 2 LaLiga titles and a Champions League trophy to name a few honours prior to signing up with Bayern 4 years later on.
Thiago has actually because declared 7 succeeding Bundesliga crowns, 4 DFB-Pokal titles, 2 DFL-Supercup honours and the Club World Cup trophy in Bavaria.
After assisting Bayern to a 8th successive Bundesliga victory, Thiago and the German giants are getting ready for next month’s second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie versus Chelsea.
Bayern won the opening leg 3-0 in London prior to the Champions League was delayed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.