By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline
Published: 19:01 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 19:18 BST, 18 September 2020
New Liverpool signing Thiago Alcantara was never planning on reuniting with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.
The Spanish coach brought Thiago to Bayern Munich from Barcelona in 2013 after working together at the La Liga club.
But according to the Athletic a reunion in the Premier League was 'never on the cards'.
New Liverpool signing Thiago Alcantara was never planning on reuniting with Pep Guardiola
The Spain international won three Bundesliga titles with Guardiola whilst in Germany
'They had a good professional relationship but as with many players under Pep's management, the experience together was too intense.
'Very, very few go running back to him,' one