Sport Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola signs 2-year extension

20:30  17 may  2018
20:30  17 may  2018 Source:   goal.com

Pep Guardiola signs new deal at Manchester City

  Pep Guardiola signs new deal at Manchester City Manchester City have confirmed that Pep Guardiola has signed a new and improved contract at the club. Twitter: We’ve got Guardiola! #mancity https://t.co/JIpTiZB5rc (@ManCity) Guardiola led City to a quite phenomenal campaign in his second full season in charge, as they won both the Premier League and the Carabao Cup with consummate ease. The Citizens won the league by 19 points and amassed a total of 100 points, a record sum in a 38-game season. Guardiola’s successes have been reflected by the statistic which reveals that City dropped only 14 points in the Premier League in 2017/18. Guardiola’s extension will keep him contracted to the club until the summer of 2021, with an agreement having been reached after plenty of discussions between the manager and top brass at the Etihad. The Spaniard will be hopeful of leading City to yet more success in the future as they bid to retain the Premier League title next term.

Pep Guardiola is to sign a one- year extension to his Manchester City contract worth £20million, according to reports. The deal would make Guardiola the world's best paid manager , and would keep him at City until 2020.

Current City manager Manuel Pellegrini had signed a two - year contract extension in August 2015, but “ Manchester City can confirm that in recent weeks it has commenced and finalised contractual negotiations with Pep Guardiola to become MCFC Head Coach for the 2016/17 EPL season onwards.

Guardiola - cropped: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola © Provided by Goal Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has signed a two-year contract extension to remain as manager of Manchester City, the Premier League champions have confirmed.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss signed a three-year deal at the Etihad Stadium in 2016 and his new terms will follow on, meaning he is committed to City until the end of the 2020-21 season.

Guardiola, 47, endured a trophy-less campaign for the first time in his coaching career last season, but it was a different story this time around as he picked up the EFL Cup and won the Premier League by a record-breaking margin as City racked up 100 points.

Man City boss Guardiola scoops awards double after claiming LMA Manager of the Year

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Pep Guardiola is ready to sign a one- year contract extension at Manchester City . Mansour celebrated the third title of his nine- year ownership alongside family members on Monday and spent time with his manager while City were over in Abu Dhabi for a warm-weather training camp last month.

Pep Guardiola is in final year of his three- year contract with Bayern Munich. Pep Guardiola will become Manchester City manager , claims Paul Scholes.

Those achievements earned him League Managers Association and Premier League Manager of the Year this week, and he is looking forward to trying to take more strides forward with his title-winning squad.

"I am so happy and excited. It's a pleasure to be able to work here," Guardiola said.

"I enjoy working with our players every day and we will try to do our best together in the coming years. As a manager, you have to feel good to be with the players – and I feel good.

"I will focus on the desire of my players to become a better team and every day that's what I will try to do — to improve on the pitch and improve our players.

"We have a young squad with an average age of 23 and we want to keep taking steps forward and maintain the levels we’ve achieved this season."

Man City chairman suggests no repeat of £200m summer spending spree .
The Premier League champions spent big as Pep Guardiola remodelled the side, but it is unlikely that there will be a similar splash this yearManchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak insisted the Premier League champions would only sign players that could improve their "high-quality squad" in the off-season.

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