Published:24 November 2020
Manchester City announced that a new two-year contract has been signed by its manager Pep Guardiola, which will hold him in charge until the end of the 2022-23 season.
Since his arrival in 2016, the Spaniard has led Manchester City to 2 Premier League titles, 3 League Cups and an FA Cup.
Khaldoon Mubarak, Manchester City Chairman said in a statement that Pep Guardiola's contract extension is the natural next step in a path that has grown over many years, and it is a product of the mutual trust and respect that exists between the entire club and him.
Since he started his managerial career in 2008, the current five years stay at Manchester City of Pep Guardiola is his longest spell in charge of a club. The 49-year-old managed Barcelona from 2008 until 2012 and before joining Manchester City, he spent 3 years in charge of Bayern Munich.
Pep Guardiola said in the club statement that he has been made to feel so welcome and comfortable at the club and in the city itself since he arrived at Manchester City. And since then, they've accomplished a lot together, scored goals, won matches and trophies and all of them are very proud of the success.