Is Prospective Chelsea Manager Enzo Maresca The Next Guardiola? We Take A Look At The Numbers

With Enzo Maresca expected to be appointed the next Chelsea head coach, we have decided to take a more in-depth look at his coaching philosophy.

Having been Pep Guardiola’s assistant for the 2022/23 campaign, there have been plenty of parallels drawn between the pair.

In this post, we will delve into the stats to ascertain whether those comparisons are accurate. We will be looking at the performances of Maresca’s Leicester last season and contrasting them with City under Guardiola (using Opta data from FBRef).

Press the next page as we assess whether Maresca’s style of play is similar to Guardiola’s.

David Tully

David Tully

David has worked as a football reporter for the last fifteen years. Having started as an intern at Snack Media, he then went on to become a freelancer, working on various different sites. At the start of 2023, he took up his current role as content writer for National World's Football News Network.