Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola breaks silence on contract offered by the club following Champions League exit
The former Barcelona coach joined Man City in the summer of 2016 after seeing out his deal with Bayern Munich.
Having already won all domestic trophies in England. The Spanish tactician according to many fans and pundits was signed because of European title [UCL trophy].
However, Guardiola has denied that school of thought, saying Man City never signed him to win the Champions League.
In an interview, the Spanish said:
“When they called me they did not tell me we had to win the Champions League. Not even the Premier League,” via Sky Sports.
What is Pep Guardiola best position with Man City in the Champions League?
Since joining the Citizens in 2016, Guardiola’s best record in the Champions League came in the 2020/21 season, where he led the team to the final, only to lose out to Chelsea.
Prior to that his past records were nothing to write home about.
- 2016/17 Season – Round of 16
- 2017/18 Season – Quarter finals
- 2018/19 Season – Quarter finals
- 2019/20 Season – Quarter finals
- 2020/21 Season – Final (Runners-up)
- 2021/22 Season – Semi Finals
How Many trophies has Pep Guardiola won?
As a player and manager, Pep Guardiola has won significant titles throughout his career and among them are:
Trophies as a player
- Spanish La Liga – 6
- Copa del Rey – 1
- Supercopa de Espana – 4
- Uefa Cup Winners’ Cup – 1
- European Super Cup – 2
Trophies as a Manager
- Spanish La Liga – 3
- Uefa champions League – 2
- Copa del Rey – 2
- Supercopa de Espana – 3
- Fifa Club World Cup – 2
- Uefa Super Cup – 2
- Bundesliga – 3
- DFB Pokal – 2
- Uefa Super Cup – 1
- Fifa Club World Cup – 1
- English Premier League – 3
- FA Cup – 1
- EFL Cup – 4
- Community Shield – 2
Who is Pep Guardiola daughter?
Guardiola has two daughters namely Maria and Valentina Guardiola. Maria according to reports is dating England international Delli Ali.
Owing to a disappointing campaign in the 2021/22 Uefa Champions League season, Pep Guardiola according to reports is set to extend his contract at Manchester City.