Whatever the future holds for Pep Guardiola he has given Manchester City fans the ride of their life

Pep Guardiola has once again achieved the impossible. Following Manchester City’s 3-1 win over West Ham yesterday, the world champions claimed their fourth consecutive Premier League title. It is a remarkable achievement for this Manchester City side led by their outstanding manager.

Following City’s title win yesterday, Pep Guardiola told the media that he is closer to leaving the club rather than staying. If Guardiola was to leave Manchester City at the end of next season, there is no doubt that he has taken Manchester City and their fans on the ride of their lives.

Pep Guardiola was asked about his future following his team’s title, clinching win over West Ham. He answered: “The reality is I am closer to leaving than staying. We have talked with the club — my feeling is that I want to stay now. So I will stay next season and during the season we will talk. But eight or nine years? We will see.

Next season will be the last season on Pep Guardiola’s current contract with Manchester City. It is unknown at this stage if he will sign an extension or call time on his time at the club at the end of next season. Only time will reveal the answer to that question.

Under Pep Guardiola, Manchester City have taken all before them. They play in their managers’ image, and Guardiola’s relentless chase for perfection has rubbed off on his squad. While the Manchester City players do the work on the pitch, Guardiola sets the plan that they follow. He has led his team to an unprecedented level of success. City’s era of dominance is such that it may not be repeated. That is down to their manager. Guardiola’s place in the history of English football was already secured. Yesterday’s title triumph just reinforced it.

Pep Guardiola has taken Manchester City fans on the ride of their lives. The day will come when he finally calls time on his career at Manchester City. Whether it’s at the end of next season or at a later date, the memories he and his team have given Manchester City fans and everyone associated with the club will last a lifetime.

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