RB Leipzig defender Angelino has stated Pep Guardiola ‘killed’ his confidence throughout his transient spell with Manchester City.
The 24-year-old made simply 12 appearances after rejoining City in the summertime of 2019 earlier than being despatched on mortgage to German aspect RB Leipzig within the subsequent switch window.
The Spanish left-back has since thrived below Julian Nagelsmann, reaching the Champions League semi-finals final season, and made his mortgage transfer to the Bundesliga outfit everlasting final week.
Angelino advised reporters: “They each wish to play with the ball, get the ball fast. There’s one factor that could be a large distinction – one gave me the boldness and performed me and the opposite didn’t.”
Reflecting particularly on his time on the Etihad Stadium, he added: “It killed me. The boldness was the whole lot, while you don’t have the belief of a coach it’s the whole lot.
“I used to be judged from two pre-season video games after which I didn’t get my likelihood for just a few months.”
General, he stated he rated enjoying below Guardiola as a “50-50 expertise”.
He stated: “On one aspect I actually realized quite a bit from Pep, however I clearly didn’t play as a lot as I wished to or deserved to.”
Angelino first joined City as a youth participant and had quite a few mortgage spells earlier than becoming a member of PSV Eindhoven completely in 2018. A 12 months later, nonetheless, City exercised a buy-back choice to handle a weak point within the squad at left-back.
The return transfer didn’t work out.
“I had a relaxation after I was with Pep for six months,” Angelino stated. “That was sufficient. I don’t need it once more. That’s why I wish to be on the pitch. I’ve had sufficient holidays.”