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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola linked with return to Bayern Munich after stuttering start to fourth Premier League season

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola linked with return to Bayern Munich after stuttering start to fourth Premier League season

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Pep Guardiola has been linked with a shock return to former club Bayern Munich, according to reports in Germany. The Bundesliga champions parted company with head coach Niko Kovac after 18 months at the helm and currently have Hans-Joachim Flick in charge on an interim basis. Bild The German publication reports Guardiola is being considered for the Bayern job Bayern had drafted up a shortlist of potential managers, including Ralf Rangnick, Erik ten Hag, Max Allegri and ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. According to SportBild, Guardiola still owns a flat in the city centre and recently visited Bayern’s training ground and directors. He is still held in high regard by the club and won seven trophies, but failed to win the Champions League, reaching three
Man City manager Pep Guardiola explains why he lost his cool at Anfield and congratulates Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Man City manager Pep Guardiola explains why he lost his cool at Anfield and congratulates Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

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Pep Guardiola insists he was not being sarcastic when he approached referee Michael Oliver after Manchester City’s 3-1 defeat at Liverpool. The City boss appeared to thank the official for his performance in a melodramatic fashion after the final whistle at Anfield. Getty Images - Getty Pep Guardiola appeared to sarcastically congratulate Michael Oliver at the end of the game Guardiola had been enraged during the Premier League clash as his side were twice denied penalties for possible handballs against Trent Alexander-Arnold. The first was the most controversial, coming immediately before Fabinho opened the scoring. The second came late on as City rallied in response to further goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane. “It was not sarcastic,” Guardio
General Election 2019: Don’t politicise health service – NHS boss

General Election 2019: Don’t politicise health service – NHS boss

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device Parties should not use the NHS as "a political weapon" in the election campaign, health service bosses say.NHS Providers chief Chris Hopson said "over-dramatising NHS difficulties" or making "disingenuous" funding claims did the service "no favours".Both the Tories and Labour are vowing to spend billions to improve care.But Mr Hopson, who acts for health trust leaders in England, urged parties not to make "empty promises" or create "unrealistic expectations".The long-term future of the NHS and social care is likely to be a key battleground in the run-up to the 12 December election. The Tories are expected to trumpet extra spending on the health service in England, including a £2.7bn investment for s
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino bemoans Heung-min Son’s red card after Andre Gomes’ horrific leg injury

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino bemoans Heung-min Son’s red card after Andre Gomes’ horrific leg injury

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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino does not think Heung-min Son should have been sent off for his tackle on Andre Gomes.The Everton midfielder suffered a terrible leg injury after a 78th-minute challenge from Son, who was subsequently reduced to tears and given his marching orders by referee Martin Atkinson in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. AFP or licensors Andre Gomes fell awkwardly after being fouled by Heung-min Son The Tottenham forward is set to miss Premier League games against Sheffield United, West Ham and Bournemouth. When asked if Son should have been sent off, Pochettino told talkSPORT: “No, no, definitely not. “Everyone saw it was a challenge for the ball with the bad luck of the contact and Andre’s landing producing the injury. “But it wa
Disney boss Bob Iger talks Star Wars, Marvel and Martin Scorsese

Disney boss Bob Iger talks Star Wars, Marvel and Martin Scorsese

Entertainment
He's arguably the most powerful man in Hollywood - the boss of The Avengers, The Lion King, Star Wars and Toy Story, not to mention Mickey Mouse.Since becoming chief executive of The Walt Disney Company in 2005, Bob Iger has masterminded the Mouse House's growth into an entertainment empire with the takeovers of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and 21st Century Fox.The studio's films have taken $ 8.3bn (£6.4bn) at box offices worldwide so far this year, and account for about $ 4 in every $ 10 spent at North American cinemas.Following the publication of his memoir, titled The Ride of a Lifetime (Disney does theme parks too), he gave his only UK interview to BBC media editor Amol Rajan.Here are five key things he said, including why "less