When Barcelona say Pep Guardiola is always welcome at Camp Nou they really mean it. There is literally a seat with his name on it there, being a socio of the club. The seat has only been occupied a handful of times since he departed the Catalan club as manager four years ago, lying empty the rest of the time as something of a symbolic mark of his Barcelona legacy.
Barcelona's coach Pep Guardiola holds the trophy after winning the Champions League final soccer match against Manchester United at Wembley Stadium. (File Photo: AP)
Manchester City's manager Pep Guardiola, centre, hugs his player Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan as he is substituted during the Champions League group C soccer match at the Etihad Stadium between Manchester City and Borussia Moenchengladbach in Manchester, England, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. The match was rearranged from Tuesday due to adverse weather conditions in Manchester. (AP