Pep Guardiola reveals he’ll maintain talks with Manchester City over a brand new contract earlier than the tip of the season as he enters the ultimate yr of his present deal, and admits: ‘I want to keep longer’
- Pep Guardiola has opened the door to signing a brand new contract at Manchester City
- The 52-year-old’s present take care of reigning champions expires subsequent summer time
- A call on Guardiola’s future is unlikely to be taken till in the direction of Christmas
Pep Guardiola opened the door to signing a brand new contract at Manchester City on the eve of the membership’s title defence.
The 52-year-old, who has received the Premier League 4 occasions in 5 years, is now within the ultimate season of his deal.
A call on Guardiola’s future is unlikely to be taken till in the direction of Christmas however he’s deliberating extending his keep on the Etihad Stadium past seven years.
‘I wouldn’t change my life right here one second,’ he mentioned. ‘We spoke with the club. In the middle of the season, end of the season, we will talk again about how we feel and decide what’s finest for the membership.
‘I said many times if they want it I’d like to remain longer however on the similar time I’ve to make sure. It’s not the second or third season, it’s a few years already and I’ve to see how the gamers behave.
‘I don’t need to be an issue, typically whenever you lengthen issues and also you drive it it’s not good so we you need to undergo it and calm down and this type of state of affairs occurs when it’s going to occur in a pure method. If you drive it it’s not going properly.
‘We will see what happens during the season and how we feel and the best decision for the club is going to be taken.’
City – who begin their league marketing campaign at West Ham United on Sunday – are on the hunt for a left again and shutting in on the event signing of Anderlecht’s Sergio Gomez. Top goal Marc Cucurella is off to Chelsea after City again away from Brighton’s asking worth.
Bernardo Silva is attracting curiosity from Barcelona and, whereas Guardiola stopped wanting shutting down discuss of his exit, City don’t need to let the Portuguese depart.
‘I would love if Bernardo could continue here because he’s a special player for all of us in the locker room, but I don’t know what is going to happen,’ Guardiola mentioned.
‘What will happen is going to happen. If he stays, it is perfect. If in the end he has to leave it is because football is like this, the clubs have an agreement, the player has the desire and I will not be the reason to stop the desire. When you are a football player your life is so short.’
Guardiola added: ‘I want the best for the players. I want Bernardo to stay, to replace and find players is difficult. I want 100 per cent for Bernardo to stay, but if you want to leave and have an offer and the clubs get an agreement, what I said is common sense. This is the reality.
‘He is an important player for me, Bernardo is special but I don’t know what is going to happen. As far as I know, City didn’t get any offer – last season neither. This is what I can say. Bernardo is ready, training really well, ready for Sunday.’