Pep Guardiola a 'spineless coward', Lionel Messi a 'schoolboy', says Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The Swedish striker says his tenure at Camp Nou was boring and everyone in the club did as they were told.

updated: September 06, 2013 19:13 IST
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Former Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has called Pep Guardiola a 'spineless coward' in his new autobiography - I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to a report in

Ibrahimovic spoke of how he confronted Guardiola, who was then his manager, in the dressing room following Barcelona's semi-final loss to Inter Milan in the 2009-10 Champions League.

"I yelled: 'You haven't got any b****!' and worse than that I added: 'You can go to hell!' I completely lost it, and you might have expected Guardiola to say a few words in response, but he's a spineless coward. He just picked up the metal box, like a little caretaker, and then left, never to mention it again, not a word."

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