‘Horses for courses’ – Merson claims Man City would never sign player Mourinho brought to Spurs
Paul Merson has claimed that Pep Guardiola would never be tempted to sign Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg since the midfielder is very much a Jose Mourinho kind of player.
It was during Guardiola’s time at Bayern Munich that Hojbjerg was handed his first-team debut for the Bundesliga giants, becoming the youngest player in the club’s history to make a senior appearance.
Hojbjerg came through the ranks as a wide player at Bayern but has since evolved into a disciplined defensive midfielder.
The Dane has undoubtedly been one of the signings of the summer after he has slotted seamlessly into the base of the Spurs midfield and made Mourinho’s men a much more sturdy outfit.
While Merson praised Mourinho for identifying Hojbjerg as the pl...
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