Giovanni van Bronckhorst leaves Man City to become manager of Guangzhou R&F

Giovanni van Bronckhorst leaves Man City to become manager of Guangzhou R&F

- Giovanni van Bronckhorst has been appointed as the new coach of Guangzhou

- The 44-year-old Dutchman replaced sacked Dragan Stojkovic at the Chinese League side

- He was given a role behind the scenes at City to get an experience of how Pep Guardiola's side ran their business

- Guardiola and his wards are occupying third position on the Premier League table with 44 points after 21 games

Chinese club Guangzhou have named Arsenal and Barcelona legend Giovanni van Bronckhorst as their new coach thereby ending his association with Manchester City.

After stepping down as Feyenoord boss at the end of last season, Giovanni van Bronckhorst took up a role at the Etihad stadium.

Before joining Manchester City, the 44-year-old wad expected to go on a year sabbatical, but he refused to go on break and instead returned to management.

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"I have been to Manchester a number of times and travel a lot.

"I see new things, experience new things and continue to develop. For me, that is very beautiful at the moment.

"Ultimately, I want to be a head coach again. That is the best thing for me. This is a great interim solution,''. Giovanni van Bronckhorst explained.

Meanwhile, Manchester City are currently occupying third position on the Premier League standings with 44 points after 21 games played this season.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham became a shock target for Premier League champions Manchester City, reports claim.

The 22-year-old's current contract talks with Chelsea has been reportedly put on hold because of the striker's request for huge wage demands.

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