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Pep Guardiola signs Man City contract extension to 2025

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Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2025.

“From day one I felt something special being here. I cannot be in a better place,” said Spaniard Guardiola.

“I am so pleased to be staying at Manchester City for another two years.”

He added: “I can’t say thank you enough to everyone at the club for trusting me. I am happy and comfortable, and I have everything I need to do my job as best as possible.

“I know the next chapter of this club will be amazing for the next decade. It happened over the last 10 years, and it will happen in the next 10 years because this club is so stable.

“I still have the feeling there is more we can achieve together and that is why I want to stay and continue fighting for trophies.”

Pep Guardiola has so far won 11 major trophies, including four of the last five Premier League titles.

Across all competitions, he has won 271 of the 374 matches he has overseen, giving him a remarkable win percentage of 72.4%.

His Man City team have scored 921 goals during that period, at an average of 2.46 goals per game.

City, the current Premier League champions, are second in the table this season – five points behind Arsenal – and face RB Leipzig in the Champions League round of 16 in February.

Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak said he was “delighted” to extend Guardiola’s contract.

“He has already contributed so much to the success and fabric of this organisation, and it’s exciting to think what might be possible given the energy, hunger and ambition that he clearly still has,” said Al Mubarak.

“Under his very special leadership our first team has accomplished so much, whilst continuously playing, and constantly evolving, a City style of football that is admired the world over.

“Like every City fan, I am looking forward to what lies ahead.”

Guardiola had successful spells as manager at Barcelona and Bayern Munich before he joined City in 2016.

He is Barca’s most successful manager with 14 trophies in four years, including three La Liga titles and two Champions Leagues. He then won three Bundesliga titles in a row at Bayern.


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