Pep Guardiola ‘moving closer to signing contract extension with Manchester City’ with current deal set to expire next summer
- Pep Guardiola is reportedly close to extending his stay at Manchester City
- There had been suggestions that Guardiola could leave the Etihad Stadium
- However, he’s set to sign extension to his current deal, which expires next year
Pep Guardiola is reportedly ‘moving closer’ to signing a contract extension with Manchester City.
Guardiola’s current deal at City is set to expire at the end of June next year, but, as reported by The Telegraph, it is now looking likely that he will remain at the Etihad Stadium.
Although City have yet to announce an agreement with Guardiola regarding an extension, those close to the 49-year-old have reportedly indicated that he will stay at the club.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is edging closer to signing a new deal with the club
Since taking charge of City in 2016 Guardiola has proceeded to win two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and three League Cups.
There had been suggestions that Guardiola could make a return to Barcelona, where he enjoyed much success in his first managerial job.
However, Guardiola played down those claims recently, telling Sky Sports: ‘My period as Barcelona manager is over. I think once in a lifetime you have to do things.
‘There are incredible people who can be in charge there, now for example Ronald Koeman.
The City players will undoubtedly be delighted that Guardiola is set to remain at the club
City have had an inconsistent start to the season but Guardiola is hopeful of improvement
‘It’s over, I will come back to my city to see my club, to watch the game, it’s done.’
City are in tenth place in the league after an inconsistent start to the season, although they do have a game in hand on many of the teams around them.
The next game for City after the international break is an intriguing clash away to Tottenham.