Pep Guardiola has confirmed that he will be at Manchester City next season

As Manchester City sit on the brink of history, they have been provided with a massive boost ahead of today’s game. Their manager, Pep Guardiola, has confirmed that he will remain at the club for next season. It isn’t a surprise that the City manager will honour his contract as he his one year remaining on his current deal. But it will strike fear into City’s rivals that the main that is architect of their reign of success will be at the helm again next season.

Pep Guardiola was asked whether or he would be back at the helm of the world champions next season during the embargoed section of his pre-game press conference. He told the media: “Yeah, I have a contract. I want to be here next season, yes or yes.

There is no doubt about Pep Guardiola’s standing in the game. He is arguably the best manager in world football. Guardiola has led Manchester City to an unprecedented era of success. He has led City to 5 Premier League titles, 4 Carabao Cups, 2 FA Cup wins, and City’s maiden UEFA Champions League title. This season, he guided Manchester City to the FIFA Club World Cup and the UEFA Super Cup.

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As it stands, Pep Guardiola has guided his team to within one win of a record setting fourth consecutive Premier League title. If they can beat West Ham today at the Etihad Stadium, they will create history. The relentless drive and high standards at Manchester City are a direct reflection of their manager. His team plays in his image, and that is evident whenever there is pressure on. They are at their best in high-pressure scenarios. It has become a key ingredient of Pep Guardiola’s squads success.

There will be a day when Guardiola does eventually depart Manchester City. Unfortunately for City’s rivals, it won’t be after this season. Manchester City fans will be hoping that Guardiola will sign another contract extension with the club. Following City’s 1-nil FA Cup fourth round tie win over Tottenham, Guardiola did hint at possibly extending his stay at the club. He was asked about his future with the club following City’s win in January. He told the media: “I’m fine. I want to do it still for one more year, and maybe extend.”

It remains to be seen what the future holds for Pep Guardiola. He will be hoping that a record-breaking fourth consecutive Premier League title is in his and his team’s immediate future. That will be the sole focus of the City manager. His future will take care of itself when the time is right.

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