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Guardiola's Bayern unveiling - LIVE!
The legendary Barcelona boss will be facing the media for the first time since his summer move to the Allianz Arena was confirmed and Goal is here to bring you every minute of it

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12:25 BST


And that's just about that. Guardiola rises to have his photo taken and he's made a great first impression on the crowd. His German, while not fluent, was decent enough and he can only improve as time goes by.

Bayern fans will be relieved to hear that he's not going to force the team to play like Barcelona, while his extending of an olive branch to Gomez may be an indication that they have given up on signing Robert Lewandowski.

That's all from me, Enis Koylu. Stay tuned to Goal for all the reaction to Pep's unveiling and more!

12:18 BST


And here's Goal Germany's head honcho Falko on his impressions: "What a show! Over 240 journalists were there when Pep Guardiola was officially unveiled today. It was Bayern's biggest ever press conference and that's saying something with this club. And Pep did not disappoint his audience. He talked German fluidly and was able to understand most of the questions. Of course he has to improve to talk to his players, but you can see that he wants to do it perfectly and the talk about his manic learning was true. Pep was very humble, he praised his new club where he could and repeated how thankful he was for this opportunity. Sun is shining now at Bayern. Goal's Fabio Porta was there and he said, that Hoeness, Sammer and Rummenigge could simply 'not stop smiling'. We'll have to see how happy everybody still is once the first clouds will come.

12:14 BST


Fabio again from Munich: "And that's it. The journalists storm out of their seats and grab some bites for the tour through the stadium. Pep will take a seat on the bench and then receives his new car."

12:11 BST


And that wraps up the press conference. Guardiola rises for some photos before departing on a tour of the Allianz Arena. Rummenigge tells Sport1: "I'm thrilled by how our coach performed here. To speak German like that after four or five months of learning is really impressive."

12:07 BST


Guardiola's also planning on being a tourist while in Germany. "I have a lot to do. I've been told that the film library in Berlin is very good. Maybe I'll have the time to go there."

12:05 BST


Guardiola on signings: "I need to see. I must speak with Sammer. I'm sure that Bayern have good young players. I got a little information about these players during my year in New York. I need to see. And after that I will make a decision. Barca players won't come to Bayern Munich just because I'm here."

12:03 BST


Guardiola: "I love to attack. That is my footballing idea."

11:57 BST


And our first news piece from the press conference is out.

Bayern squad & history lured Guardiola

11:54 BST


Guardiola: "When a team has won four titles, there are very few things to change. The team is very good!"

11:53 BST


Guardiola: "Please give me some time. My German is not that good. I will try to keep my predecessor's high standards. Of course, every coach has his own views on a team and on football. I see thing that I can change, but there only very few. This is my job. I already told you I have big pressure. But I am happy to be here and I live with that pressure."

11:52 BST


A roar goes up across the press room as Pep reveals that his German teacher was a Borussia Dortmund fan. I think he's lost the crowd. He had a good run for those 45 minutes.

11:50 BST


Guardiola on Gomez: "All players have the same same value. He has his chance."

Rummenigge adds: "Mario Gomez will come to training here on Wednesday. Until now, there is now question of another club for him."

11:44 BST


Former Borussia Dortmund, Stuttgart and Schalke goalkeeper Jens Lehmann on Twitter: "Pep impressive talking fluent German. He will inspire German Football. But he will be disappointed that the Bundesliga won't challenge him."

That'll please his old clubs.

11:42 BST


Guardiola hints that he will tweak his system: "Barcelona players have different qualities to those of Bayern. I need to adjust, the system does not."

11:39 BST


Guardiola: "The fans come to the Allianz Arena to watch the players play, not to watch me train."

11:37 BST


Of course, Bayern play Barcelona in a few weeks' time in a friendly. Pep says: "I don't know what I will feel. It will be a special match. I am here because of what I did with Barcelona. I'm sure it will be a good match."

11:35 BST


Rummenigge: "I'm curious to see how Pep works, how he changes the team."

11:34 BST


Rummenigge: "I'm sure we'll have a successful period. At the end of the day, of course we want to win titles. The truest title is the Bundesliga, because good and bad luck play a big role of 34 matches. The best title is the one we celebrated a few weeks ago in London. But the measure of things is the Bundesliga. Bayern are ranked second in the world. Number one is Barcelona, because of Pep."

11:30 BST


Guardiola: "I have to accept the comparisons and I have to cope with them. There's lots of pressure on me, but I am aware of that. I accept this huge challenge with no problems. That's why I'm a coach."

11:29 BST


Guardiola: "I'm taking over a team who played exceptionally last year. As a Bayern coach, you always have to win."