The New York Red Bulls centre-back believes his former trainer, who he worked with at the Spanish giants for two seasons, will next manage a club in the Premier LeagueBarcelona defender Rafael Marquez believes Pep Guardiola would be the "perfect" coach for Arsenal.
The 33-year-old played under Guardiola at Camp Nou for two seasons before his move to MLS side New York Red Bulls in August 2010.
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But Marquez claims Guardiola would be a better replacement for Arsene Wenger at the Emirates Stadium and believes the Spaniard's next managerial role will be in the Premier League.
Marquez told Cadena SER: "I didn't yet have the chance to meet Pep in New York. We've been in touch before, to help him move here.
"He will soon return to the game. I think he'll go to England. He'd be perfect for Arsenal."