Lu Martín and Pol Ballús

Lu Martín is a legendary Spanish journalist who has written on La Liga and the national team since the 1980s. He worked with Pep Guardiola on the 2001 book La Meva Gent, El Meu Futbol(My People, My Football). He has lived in Manchester and Barcelona during Guardiola’s time in England.


Pol Ballús is a young Spanish sportswriter who moved to Manchester shortly before Pep Guardiola landed in the Premier League, with a brief to cover the growing number of Spanish players in England. He has since developed close ties with the players and staff at City.

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