Nigel Rothband, Man City Show Podcast, external
What fabulous news for all Manchester City fans. Pep Guardiola has extended his stay at the Etihad by at least two years.
Most City fans would prefer us to dominate our domestic league before winning a European trophy and Guardiola’s domestic record is outstanding, winning four league titles in five years.
Pep leads a team that is now recognized as one of the best club teams in the world, as we provide ambition and a working environment that meets his high standards. We were lucky when Sheikh Mansour took over City in 2008, but our success over the last few years has nothing to do with luck. It’s about exceptional leadership, having a clear vision, employing the best people and diligent planning.
All City fans hope that we will win the Champions League under Pep’s leadership. If we don’t, he will have the same sense of ‘legacy’ that we hear about Lionel Messi and the World Cup.
When we win the Champions League, Pep will become the greatest manager of the modern era, one who has realized our true potential in all major competitions.