I love my life – Pep Guardiola is happy at Manchester City

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is happy at the club and inspired not only to win the Champions League.

uardiola is in charge of his seventh season at the Etihad – his longest stint at a club as a manager – and with four Premier League titles, one FA Cup and four League Cups, City have dominated the domestic scene.

But the success in Europe cost him the most talked about, with only one run in the final, and the only trophy he hasn’t won.

Guardiola, who won the Champions League twice with Barcelona, ​​says he has no “obsession” with it and it doesn’t matter if he stays in the position.

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Pep Guardiola has won the Premier League four times with City (Martin Ricketts/PA)

“I’m still sitting here because we won,” he said of his longevity at City.

“If we hadn’t won, I wouldn’t have been sitting here. I did not win, we live together. Most of the time I’m here in these facilities, many hours and then I go home. i like my life

“Everything is fluid, if there were a problem I wouldn’t be here for seven years. I’m happy here and if I don’t stay it’s not because I want to move to another place. It’s because I’ll stop and take a break.”

“It’s not about the Champions League. My life is not dependent, I would like to do it, it is not a passion.

“It is a dream or a goal but I know how good the opposition is and how tough the competition is. People may not believe me and think I am making excuses but I did not come here to win the Champions League.

If we hadn’t won, I wouldn’t have been sitting here. I did not win, we live together. Most of the time I’m here in these facilities, many hours and then I go home. i like my lifepep guardiola

“They didn’t ask me, of course they want it. I’m the first one to want it. It was the same with Munich.

“Every season I want to win the Champions League and I don’t feel a failure when we don’t win it at Barcelona or Bayern Munich.

“At the same time I don’t own the universe when I win it. If we don’t win the Champions League I won’t go in 11 months. We want to try to do it but it won’t be the reason.”

Guardiola says his motivation to stay at City is to improve the team and despite winning the trophy over the years, he believes the club can be even better.

“The team improving and getting better is the main reason I’m still here,” he said.

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City lost to Liverpool in the Community Shield last week (Joe Giddens/PA)

“I’m sad because we lost the Community Shield, but especially because we didn’t play as well as we could have.

“The only thing I am here for is what makes the team play better and makes the individual players better. Nothing is eternal, not even this team which has done many good things over the years.

“Everyone inside this club knows we have won four Premier Leagues in five years which is extraordinary. We can improve it.

“Otherwise if I feel that I cannot take the next step with the players I have, then we can do better. That’s just the reason I’m here.

“If we don’t win the Premier League, if we don’t win other trophies then I’m not going to be here. I know that losing a tournament is more normal than winning.

“It’s going to happen sooner rather than later. This is the way, from day one when I started with the other team in Barcelona.”