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Football: I don't need Guardiola help, fumes Heynckes

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Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes won't be seeking insider knowledge from former Barcelona coach -- and his successor -- Pep Guardiola for the Champions League semi-finals.

The German champions will tackle the Spanish league leaders in the last four of the tournament as Heynckes looks to end his coaching career on a glorious high in May's Wembley final.

Guardiola, who won 14 trophies at Barcelona between 2008 and 2012, will then take charge in Munich.

"I don't need anyone else to study opponents," fumed Heynckes on Friday.

"Have a little respect for me and my work. I have never consulted anyone for advice."

Bayern and Barcelona will meet in the first leg of their semi-final in Munich on April 23 with Borussia Dortmund facing Heynckes' former side Real Madrid on the following day.

"I have had good results against Barcelona with the Spanish teams I have coached. For example, I won twice at Barcelona with Athletic Bilbao," said Heynckes, who took Real to the 1998 European title.

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