Pep Guardiola ‘open’ to new Manchester City contract


Guardiola has but to establish the Champions League final with Manchester Metropolis

Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola is “commence” to the belief that of a brand novel contract with the Premier League champions.

The forty eight-300 and sixty five days-stale Spaniard modified intoappointed in 2016and signed a contract extension final 300 and sixty five days unless 2021.

No talks accept as true with but been held with Metropolis chiefs, however Guardiola said: “I’m so chuffed working with this membership.

“Must you is inclined to be [somewhere for] five years it depends on the implications. We can survey what happens this season and next season.”

Guardiola spent four years accountable at Barcelona, profitable La Liga thrice and the Champions League twice.

He left the Catalan giants in the summertime of 2012 and after a short sabbatical started a 3-300 and sixty five days spell at Bayern Munichin 2013,profitable the Bundesliga in every of his three seasons in Germany.

Having gained the Premier League for the previous two seasons, plus the FA Cup and two League Cups, Guardiola said of staying on: “I’m commence [to it], yes. It is not about what the membership wants or not. For me, I are looking to deem my players and the reaction of my players and all the pieces.

“It is not as easy as I are looking to prolong. I are looking to deem the membership, I are looking to deem the players, I are looking to deem how we are aloof working together.

“That is the most effective ingredient after five years together. You accept as true with gotten to feel adore we might perhaps well well make it together and like to work together.”

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Guardiola would not oppose Arteta pass

Arteta has worked with Guardiola at Metropolis since 2016

Meanwhile, Guardiola said he would not object to assistant Mikel Arteta taking the Arsenal supervisor’s job will accept as true with to aloof the Gunners pick to flip to their used player to be triumphant Unai Emery, who modified intobrushed aside on Friday morning.

But some other ex-Arsenal midfielder, Freddie Ljungberg, has been placed in temporary fee however Spaniard Arteta, 37, who ended his career in north London with a five-300 and sixty five days spell on the membership, has been touted for the eternal discipline.

Arteta, who modified into linked with replacing Arsene Wenger on the Emirates in 2018 before Emery modified into appointed,joined the Metropolis coaching groupin July 2016 after retiring as a player.

He has additionally been mentioned in regard to one other of his used clubs, Everton, with their supervisor Marco Silva’s future beneath scrutiny.

“I said over and over with my players, group, they’re free to make what they are looking to make,” Guardiola said.

“With Mikel it be about being a legitimate friend. I want the highest for him. What I want is we discontinuance together this season and next season, however I make not know what is the highest for him.”

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