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12:00 AM, March 23, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 23, 2019

Hoeness reveals Pep's technique

There is no doubt that the likes of Manchester City and PSG have incredible wealth behind them. But rarely is there a light shone on the injections of cash they receive for the world's best players. Uli Hoeness, the president of Bayern Munich, has pulled the curtain back on the world of these huge transfers, however, and outlines Pep Guardiola's dealings with the Sheikh of Abu Dhabi in a rather tongue-in-cheek manner. "My friend Pep told me what happens when he wants a player that costs more than €100 million," Hoeness said at a financial conference in Munich recently. "He puts some videos together of the player and goes to see the Sheikh. Once he is there, there is an opulent feast put on during which he teaches the videos to him and the money is transferred. The next day, the Sheikh raises the price of oil a little bit and recovers the money."  

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