Guardiola: Man City's Club World Cup title 'closed a chapter'

Guardiola: Man Metropolis’s Membership World Cup title ‘closed a chapter’


JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Pep Guardiola stated he has “closed a chapter” at Manchester Metropolis after successful the Membership World Cup.

Metropolis received their fifth trophy of 2023 with a 4-0 win over Fluminense in Jeddah whereas finishing the set for Guardiola, who has received each trophy obtainable since arriving as supervisor in 2016.

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Guardiola stated afterward his job was “completed” however with 18 months left on his contract, insisted he’s nonetheless motivated to win extra honours.

“It is a good looking, lovely day,” stated Guardiola.

“I am more than happy and I wish to say we had the sensation we might shut the chapter; we received all of the titles, there’s nothing else to win. I had a sense the job is completed, it’s over.

“Now it is Christmas time, we purchase one other e-book and begin to write it once more. The final eight years, it is over.”

The Membership World Cup is Guardiola’s 14th main trophy as Metropolis supervisor after 5 Premier League titles, two FA Cups, 4 Carabao Cups, the Champions League and the Tremendous Cup.

Guardiola, 52, is underneath contract on the Etihad Stadium till 2025 after signing a brand new two-year deal in November 2022.

“After I shut the chapter, it is for eight years of unimaginable work behind the scenes,” he added.

“I had a sense all of the titles you’ll be able to win, now we have completed it. It is unbelievable what now we have completed. We attempt to purchase a brand new e-book and begin to write lovely histories.

“The gamers on the market are nonetheless hungry and motivated, I am actually happy for many individuals within the membership for a few years. I might by no means assume once we arrived in Manchester we might do that and end with the World Cup.”

In the meantime, Guardiola says he’ll wait to search out out the extent of Rodri‘s harm after the Spain midfielder was pressured off within the second half.

Rodri was on the top of a reckless problem from Fluminense midfielder Alexsander however was in a position to be a part of within the celebrations after the sport.

“I did not converse [to the doctors],” stated Guardiola.

“It appears to be like from his face it is good. It was a scare, the motion was actually robust. We’ll see within the subsequent days how he reacts.”


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