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​Norwich boss Farke reveals 'close relationship' with Man City peer Guardiola

Norwich City boss Daniel Farke admits he has a very good relationship with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

The Spanish boss recently claimed he enjoys watching Norwich in his spare time.

And now Farke has come out and spoken about the close relationship between the two coaches.

"Of course, Pep is one of the best coaches in the world, if not the best," Farke said, per Sky Sports.

"You know how much I also like his approach, his style, and how he influences the game. He's fantastic and a big inspiration to so many people in this business.

"He is always ahead of the wave. He has played with a false nine when no one was speaking about a false nine. He was dominating possession when everyone was speaking about pressing. He played with full-backs in the middle of the park when no one would even be able to think about this.

"So he was always a big inspiration to many, many coaches and many people in this business and for that he's a world-class coach. We have a really good and close relationship.

"I know he follows Norwich City quite closely and he spoke about how much he really likes us. If one of the best coaches in the world likes what you're doing at the football club, it's good for us.

"I think he's a fantastic coach and a fantastic person and it's great that we have a good relationship."

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