Eddie Jones reveals he was left ’embarrassed’ with himself after watching Man City boss Pep Guardiola lead a coaching session at Bayern Munich


Eddie Jones reveals he was left ’embarrassed’ with himself after watching Man City boss Pep Guardiola lead a coaching session at Bayern Munich

England coach Eddie Jones has revealed his ’embarrassment’ at his training style after witnessing Pep Guardiola lead a session.

Jones admires Guardiola’s coaching style and even went to learn from the Man City manager while he was in charge of Bayern Munich.

Eddie Jones studied Pep Guardiola at Bayern
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In an extract from his new autobiography, My Life and Rugby, the former Australia and Japan boss said he learned a lot from studying and listening to the ex-Barcelona midfielder.

“Pep was incredibly generous and gave me a lot of time,” wrote Jones in his book, via The Times. “He also allowed me to watch his training sessions with Bayern Munich.

“It was intriguing because he was coaching some of the best players in the world, and talking to them in various languages, while working with striking intensity.