Pep Guardiola: City allow me to focus on football

Pep Guardiola says the reason he extended his stay at Manchester City is because the Club allow him to focus solely on football.

Guardiola signed a new two-year contract in November, when he praised the City’s organisational strength.


The boss feels such support is vital in enabling him to do his job to the best of his ability and has expressed how much he trusts staff who work behind the scenes at the Club.

“Something I found since I arrived and why I extended my contract two times is because they allow me to think about football,” Guardiola explained ahead of City’s Premier League game against Aston Villa.

“There are incredible people working behind us to make us perform as best possible on the pitch. I am part of this club. Everything the club thinks about, I support.

“It happened with the UEFA ban. I support and trust in them. I know exactly the decision I made. I know the people I have worked with for five years.”

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