I FELT LIKE A SCHOOL KID PLAYING UNDER GUARDIOLA - IBRAHIMOVIC

The striker was signed by then Barcelona boss Guardiola in 2009 but struggled to impress the Spanish coach   
After Jose Mourinho I went to Pep Guardiola, the big brain in football. He had all these solutions for every team we played, knowing exactly what we needed to do to win, exactly how he wanted it achieved.
We could be 2-0 up at half-time, but he would say, 'We're not finished here — we continue. I want three, four, five, six, seven.' He was like a machine. As a person, however, he was something else.
As a coach, he's fantastic but as a person, we didn't see eye to eye on many things. It was like a school and we, the players, were the schoolboys. This type of environment does not suit me.
Ibrahimovic has been critical of Pep Guardiola (left) but was full of praise for his former Inter boss Mourinho   
Even after Guardiola, when Barcelona lost so badly to Bayern Munich, 7–0 in the Champions League, nothing changed.
Because they'd had such success for the 10 years before that game, they treated it as a one-off. They are so strong and confident that they believe in themselves and just follow the system all the time. This works for them but not so well for me.
Barcelona have always had a world-class team, but under Guardiola the system stayed the same. Outside of this system, and outside of his huge footballing brain, I cannot agree that Guardiola is the same quality as Carlo Anceotti. So, later, after I had this experience with Guardiola, I met Carlo. I got a complete person and a coach.

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