Pep Guardiola accepts a two-year contract at Manchester City until 2023
Pep Guardiola has agreed to a new contract with Manchester City.
The Spanish manager, 49, whose existing deal was due to expire at the end of this season, has signed a two-year extension at the Etihad, to keep him at the club until 2023.
His extension will see him overtake Joe Mercer and put him second on the Club’s list of longest-serving post-war managers.
Confirming the news, Chairman Khaldoon Mubarak said:
“It is testament to the qualities of the man that Pep Guardiola’s passion
and intelligent approach are now woven into the very fabric of the football we play and our culture as Club
That impact has been central to our success during his tenure and it is why
I am delighted that he shares our view that there is so much more to be achieved both on and off the field.
“Pep’s contract extension is the natural next step in a journey which has evolved over many years.
“It is a product of the mutual trust and respect that exists between him and the entire Club.
It also goes to the stability and creativity at the heart of our football operations.
“Importantly it is a validation of the football structure and philosophy that has been built over more than a decade and to which he has contributed so much.
I’m sure all City fans share my delight in this new agreement and in anticipating
the exciting opportunities that, with continued hard work, are there to be taken.”
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