Barcelona defender Gerard Pique doesn’t want to a reunion with one-time boss Pep Guardiola at Man City because of the ‘great love’ he has for former Man United.
Speculations have been bundled around many Barca players neck for a possible move to Man City since the announcement of Pep Guardiola to takeover at the Etihad Stadium and Gerard Pique has been among them.
But Pique who scored Barca’s winning goal against Sevilla in a 2-1 win at Camp Nou on Sunday quashed out such talks but admit playing different League later in his Career.
“My love for Manchester United is too great for me to sign for City, even though Pep is a great coach.
“I’m very happy in Barcelona. United are my second club, but my future is at Barca. I’m very proud to play at Barcelona. I think it’s the best club in the world.
“I would like to try a different league when I’ve got a few years to go before retiring. I don’t know if it will be Colombia, I’d like that for partner Shakira, but nobody can predict the future,” the Spain international said.
Gerard Pique played for Man United under Sir Alex Furguson for three- and-a-half years following his 2004 move from Barca’s La masia before a £5m move took him back to Barcelona in 2008.
He was an influential figure in Barcelona’s 2008-09 treble and 2009-10 quadruple during Pep Guardiola’s reign at Barcelona.