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Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho give the world a hug

Just before the Manchester United - Manchester City derby the two coaches, Mourinho and Guardiola, gave each other a warm embrace.

Pep Guardiola and José Mourinho give the world a hug
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Mourinho and Guardiola hug before Manchester derby

José Mourinho and Pep Guardiola met at Old Trafford today, with Manchester United taking on Manchester City in the Premier League. Ahead of the game the press around the world had been focusing on the rivalry between the two star coaches. 

But when Pep and Mou came together in the technical area they met with a firm handshake and an embrace, backing up what Guardiola had said in his pre-match press conference, that the rivalry between them is "more in the media".

Firm handshake for Pep and Mou

Guardiola happy to have a drink with Mourinho

Pep also said he would be happy to have a drink with the Manchester City manager after the game, provided he was invited.