December 20th, 2012
10:51 AM ET

Will Guardiola return to Barcelona?

Pep Guardiola, left, has been linked with a return to Barcelona after a health scare for his successor Tito Vilanova.
Pep Guardiola, left, has been linked with a return to Barcelona after a health scare for his successor Tito Vilanova.

On Wednesday the football world was saddened by news that Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova suffered a relapse of a cancerous tumor which had been removed last year. He was due to have surgery on Thursday and is facing chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment for the next six weeks. I hope he makes a speedy recovery and returns to the Barca bench as soon possible.

The question now is, what happens to Barcelona? They had set a new club record by winning 15 and drawing one of their opening 16 league games. But what now? Can they keep their run going and continue to dominate Spanish football? And what about the European Champions League? FULL POST

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