Pep Guardiola Braced for Tricky Second Season at Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich are expected to win the domestic double for a third year running, but even then Pep Guardiola knows that his team will probably have to win the Champions League for 2014-15 to be deemed a successful season, especially with the final being played in Berlin.

updated: August 20, 2014 14:03 IST
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Pep Guardiola won the Bundesliga, the German Cup, the UEFA Super Cup and the Club World Cup in his first season.


Berlin: Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge stated confidently during the close season that Pep Guardiola, after winning the domestic double in his debut campaign as coach, would never be pushed out.

"Bayern will never sack Pep Guardiola. I can put that in writing today," said Rummenigge of the former Barcelona coach, whose contract at the Allianz Arena runs through to 2016.

However, Guardiola, despite his almost impeccable track record, is aware that there is little margin for error at Germany's biggest club.

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