Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba says playing under Pep Guardiola would improve his game.
There have been rumours linking Pogba with a move to Manchester City - where Guardiola will be managing from next term.
Speaking to Sky in Germany, the 22-year-old said: "Guardiola is a coach with a lot of experience, he has a philosophy which is very important and he has a big impact on the team.
"People respect him. When you see him you want to play and progress. He is an icon of football and I've heard he manages to improve every player he has at his disposal."
Guardiola’s Bayern Munich face Juventus in the last 16 of the Champions League next week.