Pep Guardiola has been full of praise for the Abu Dhabi boss of Manchester City, lauding the club’s tremendous success during his tenure.
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what happened? Premier League heavyweights have Sealing yet another English top flight title, Pep Guardiola’s side overtook contenders Arsenal to end the game with a bang. It means the club have now won three consecutive Premier League trophies and will be firmly aiming to add the FA Cup and Champions League to complete a historic treble for the first time since cross-town rivals Manchester United in 1998-99. Under the leadership of Sir Alex Ferguson. A beaming Guardiola has spoken of his admiration for the Manchester City board for fostering a winning culture at the Etihad Stadium.
what they said: Guardiola explained ahead of City’s loss to Brentford on the final day of the season: “We are where we are thanks to the people who came before. We learn. We learn from all of them. When you rebuild a team , it’s normal after six, or seven years, it’s because of the strength of the club. It’s not just mine. There was Sergio. Then Gabriel. Now Erling. He belongs to the club. Not me .If the club didn’t take me with Erling sitting next to me, we couldn’t do it. We underestimated our club and our hierarchy, which is the key to this organization.
“They put the club in this position thanks to the strength of our club. Without these players, we could not have done what we have achieved over the years. You also need a strong and solid club. They are smart, wise and know exactly what to do. What we want to do. It works well. In this business, everyone makes mistakes. Here, there is no magic solution to everything you do. You make a lot of mistakes, but try to make as few as possible. But there are none here A club, sporting director or manager is ‘do it and everything is perfect’. You have to make a decision and have the courage to do it. After that, accept it. Do more positive things than negative things. I think This club, not only in the last period but over the last 10, 12, 14 years, has done very, very, very well.”
Bigger picture: Manchester City have been England’s most successful club for more than a decade thanks to the strong support of Abu Dhabi’s ruling family. The club was bought by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan in 2008. The latest title is the club’s fifth in six years and seventh in the past 11. In short, it’s absolute dominance, although some title fights have been fiercely contested affairs.
On the one hand, Pep Guardiola’s side are arguably the best the Premier League has ever seen, with exhilarating, fluid football and a relentless consistency that can destroy opponents.However, Manchester City also More than 100 Premier League charges over alleged financial breaches earlier this seasonwhich continues to cast a shadow over their years of supremacy in English football.
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What’s next for Manchester City? Treble-hungry Manchester Citizens will battle for glory in the FA Cup and Champions League finals on June 3, starting with city rivals and Carabao Cup winners Manchester United at Wembley Stadium. They will then face Coppa Italia champions Inter Milan in the Champions League final on June 10.