Barcelona coach Guardiola: If not for Messi I would be coaching reserves

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola believes any success he's had is down to Lionel Messi.

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola believes any success he's had is down to Lionel Messi.

Guardiola completed the clean sweep last season - his first in senior football - and joked with his staff during their victory over Real Zaragoza how much he leans on Messi.

Sport says Zaragoza fans overheard Guardiola telling fellow coaches after seeing Messi score his third goal: "If not for Messi, I'd be still coaching in the seconds."

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