Mikel Arteta, Xavi, Vincent Kompany and the Pep Guardiola pupils following in the footsteps of their master

Vincent Kompany is set for an emotional reunion with his former Man City boss on Saturday and features on a long list of the Catalan’s disciples.

Vincent Kompany is set to get a huge reception from Manchester City fans when he takes high-flying Burnley to the Etihad Stadium in Saturday’s FA Cup quarter-final tie.

But the former defender is far from being Pep Guardiola’s only former colleague to make a success of management.

Rather like his old mentor Johan Cruyff, the Catalan has inspired a number of his former players to move into coaching after hanging up their boots.

GOAL takes a look at the former pupils of Guardiola who have proved a roaring success as coaches, and some who have struggled in the transition from playing to managing…

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