Breaking: Juanma Lillo Returns to Coaching Staff of Man City

Breaking Juanma Lillo Returns to Coaching Staff of Man City

Juanma Lillo is now back in Manchester City coaching and rejoined Pep Guardiola’s staff, In June after the treble winners lost assistant manager Enzo Maresca to Leicester City.

So, between 2020 and 2022, he previously worked for Man City club, and help the squad which is the reason Man City win two Premier League titles and a Carabao Cup.

In June 2022, he left the Etihad Stadium to take over as head coach at Al-Sadd of the Qatar Stars League.

He was replaced by former West Brom midfielder Enzo Maresca, but the Italian’s decision to take over as manager at Leicester has allowed Lillo to return to Manchester.

The Spaniard was previously Guardiola’s manager at Mexican club Dorados de Sinaloa and the Ciudad boss has expressed delight at linking up with Lillo once again.

Guardiola said: ‘Juanma sees things that nobody else in the game sees. So he is the perfect guy to work with me and he understands football at an incredible level.

If we talk about his knowledge of football and his intelligence, I have always been inspired by him. And his personality makes him a very special friend in my life and we have a common idea.

He’s a friend, a colleague, and an inspiration. I’m so, so happy he’s back here at Manchester City.

“His preparation for games is absolutely amazing. He works so hard every day, and that’s why he will raise his standards.

Enzo Maresca on Pep Guardiola Influence:

Former Pep Guardiola protege Enzo Maresca spoke to Sky Sports, Ahead of the new League season, and talk about his hopes for the new Leicester side.

When the Foxes host fellow countrymen Midlanders Coventry live on Sky Sports midday on Sunday, Maresca will take charge of his first game in English football.

Manchester City will try to come back 43-year-old Italian is hoping to bring the club to the Premier League as the first priority. The first goal is to let the team play one way, the way we like it. The goal is something we all know.

But they are ambitious, I am ambitious, the guys here are ambitious, the club didn’t say they were promoted this year. We all want the same title but the club knows it’s not A, B, and then C. And football is not that easy. We will see game by game how we develop our idea, we will do our best.

Leicester is Marska’s second big job in football, after an ill-fated 14-game run as Parma coach in 2021, which was sandwiched between two different spells at the Etihad Stadium, although Guardiola had the most influence on the former midfielder’s philosophy.

He has worked under many other elite coaches both as a coach and as a player – having won major trophies with both Juventus and Sevilla during a playing career that spanned 19 years.

“I was lucky, I worked under great coaches like Ancelotti, Lippi, and Manuel Pellegrini, but Pep influenced me 100% in terms of understanding the game. , “He said.

It’s great to work with the type of partner that I’ve worked with already. You learn and in the end as a manager and as a person, you create your own ideas. It’s just incremental.