Pep Guardiola rules out taking over at Chelsea after second Champions League win as a boss

29 May 2011 10:03
SharePep Guardiola killed off any hope that Chelsea had of tempting him to replace Carlo Ancelotti when the coach re-iterated that he is staying at Barcelona for another year.[LNB]'Obviously when you win trophies, you have girls falling at your feet,' said Guardiola. 'But I have another year on my contract at Barcelona and I intend to see it out.'[LNB] No surprises: Barcelona academy graduate Pep Guardiola, who has won the European Cup with the club as manager and player, will not be taking up a role at Stamford Bridge[LNB]Chelsea must now wait until Turkey have played Belgium next Friday before making amove for a new manager, with Guus Hiddink, the current manager of the Turkish team,still expected to join the club. [LNB] Hiddink, who was a successful interim manager at Chelsea in 2009, winning the FA Cup, is under contract to Turkey until 2012 and is reluctant to break that commitment.[LNB] Sky's the limit: Guardiola was the toast of Barcelona following victory at Wembley (above) and doesn't want to swap his role for the top job at Stamford Bridge [LNB] [LNB] However, he is already advising Chelsea on transfers for next season, with theemphasis on signing up the best youngsters in world football, such as 19-year-old Brazilian striker Neymar, from Santos, and 18-year-old centre forward Romelu Lukaku, from Anderlecht. [LNB]Hiddink is still expected to favour the sporting director role vacated by Frank Arnesen,and nurture a young coach, such as Marco van Basten, Andre Villas-Boas or Gianfranco Zola, rather than take the full-time role himself.[LNB] Mutual respect: Guardiola greets Sir Alex Ferguson at full time (above) following Barca's destruction of United at Wembley (below) [LNB] [LNB]  Messi the magician: Sir Alex hails Barcelona as 'the best we've ever played'Ferguson admits his agony at leaving out top scorer BerbatovIt's a snip for former United star Pique as he nets a Wembley mementoPatrick Collins: How can they fail with the enchanting Messi at their heart?So, how were United outgunned? Fergie gameplan torn up by Barca[LNB]  Explore more:People: Gianfranco Zola, Frank Arnesen, Pep Guardiola, Carlo Ancelotti Places: Barcelona, Turkey, Belgium

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