Pep Guardiola has been managing at the top level of football for just over a decade now; leading three sides in that time and transforming them all.
A list of Guardiola’s best-ever players would clearly be Barcelona and La Masia heavy, and some detractors even claim that the Catalan is relatively poor in the transfer market – but is he?
We have had a look back at all the signings Guardiola has made and put together a combined XI of active Football Index players who represent the very best transfers the Spaniard has overseen throughout his managerial career.
And yes, that criteria means some influential figures miss out. But there’s still been plenty of gems over the years…..