Pep Guardiola has extended his deal with Manchester City by two years, keeping him at the Etihad club through 2025.
Previously, the 51-year-contract old’s had eight months left on it and was scheduled to expire after the current season.
During the midseason break for the World Cup in the Premier League, Guardiola met with City executives in Abu Dhabi.
Man City Official Statement
A statement confirms, “Manchester City is happy to report that Pep Guardiola has agreed to a new two-year deal.”
“His most recent agreement guarantees that he will stay at the Etihad until the summer of 2025.”
“Guardiola had a successful tenure at City. He has 11 major trophies, including four of the last five Premier League championships.”
“He has presided over 374 games in all competitions, winning 271 for a fantastic victory rate of 72.4%. During that time, City scored 921 goals, averaging 2.46 per game.”
Pep Guardiola as a Premier League manager:
✅ Most points per game
✅ Most goals per game
✅ Fewest goals conceded per game
And he's here to stay ? pic.twitter.com/EZIBoBTwZa
— ESPN UK (@ESPNUK) November 23, 2022
City’s chairman, Khaldoon Al Mubarak: I am delighted with Pep’s journey
Khaldoon Al Mubarak, the club chairman, announced the news and expressed his excitement: “I am thrilled that Pep’s journey with Manchester City Football Club will continue.”
“It’s fascinating to consider what can be possible with the energy, drive, and ambition that he still possesses, given the significant contributions he has already made to the success and foundation of this organization.”
“Our first team has done a great deal under his exceptional guidance while playing and consistently improving a City style of football that is admired worldwide. Like every City supporter, I am eager for what lies ahead.”
Pep Guardiola: I cannot be in a better place
“I am thrilled to remain at Manchester City for another two years,” Guardiola said in a statement from the club.
“I’m so grateful to everyone at the club for having faith in me. I have everything I need to perform my job effectively and feel content and comfortable.”
“I am confident this club’s upcoming chapter will be outstanding for the next ten years. Because this club is so stable, it happened over the last ten years and will happen over the next 10.”
Pep Guardiola: "I love my job and I have everything to do it. I cannot be in a better place now. I cannot be in a better place because in these seven years we were in bad, bad moments and the organisation – how they support me in these bad moments, that is what really counts…"
— City Xtra (@City_Xtra) November 23, 2022
“I sensed that being here was exceptional from the very beginning. There is nowhere I would rather be.”
“I still believe there is more we can accomplish together, which is why I want to stay and keep going for titles.”
Guardiola will have been at City for nine years, which is three times as long as his tenure at Bayern if he completes the terms of his current contract.