Today’s confirmed news that Pep Guardiola will replace Manuel Pellegrini as Manchester City manager this summer will have given the club’s fringe players a big boost.
City’s chief benchwarmers must be excited by the chance to persuade a new boss that they are worthy of more game time.
And Guardiola is a fan of fringe players. After all, his wife, Cristina Serra, is one! Check out her old school barnet…
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Pep met his fringetastic wife when he was just 18, but the couple only got married in 2014.
Pep and Cristina have three children together – one son and two daughters.