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Guardiola returns to Barcelona with City in Champions League

Manchester City's new coach Pep Guardiola will be heading back to Barcelona after the Premier League club was pitted against his former team in the Champions League draw on Thursday.

Guardiola, who also spent most of his playing career at the Catalan club, steered Barcelona to two Champions League titles as well as a number of other trophies during his time as coach from 2008-12.

The two teams play each other on Oct. 19 in Barcelona and Nov. 1 in Manchester.