Former Italy international and World Cup winner Luca Toni has said that Pep Guardiola has the ambition of managing a Serie A club at some point in the future. The Catalan tactician is currently on course to secure his second league title in three seasons at Manchester City, and he could create further history by guiding the club to a historic domestic treble.
Speaking to Gazzetta dello Sport, Toni suggested that his former Brescia teammate will arrive in Italy sooner or later, given he likes to take up different challenges. He added that the 48-year-old has previously told him about the prospect of managing in the Italian top-flight, where Roma and Juventus can be regarded as potential destinations.
Luca Toni the former striker of Italy believes that in the coming year, Pep Guardiola will take the coaching responsibility of Juventus or Roma. Toni said in an interview Guardiola has told him that he wanted to come back to the Series A.” During his playing career, Guardiola has played for Roma and has also been associated with Juventus job in-case Max Allegri leaves his post.
In between, Toni had played for both the clubs and he was the teammate of the boss of the Manchester City during his campaign of 2001-02 at Brescia. He said in an interview, “At some point in time, he will go to Italy.” He said Guardiola in a conversation told him that, “I love competition and challenges. Also, when he came to know that he’d been to Manchester City the following season, he showed his desire to come back to Serie A as a Coach.