Guardiola signs two-year contract extension at Manchester City

Pep Guardiola has signed a two-year contract extension to remain as manager of Manchester City, the Premier League champions have confirmed.

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss penned a three-year deal at the Etihad Stadium in 2016 and his new terms will follow on, meaning he is committed to City until the end of the 2020-21 season.

Guardiola endured a trophy-less campaign for the first time in his coaching career last season, but it was a different story this time around as he picked up the EFL Cup and won the Premier League by a record-breaking margin as City racked up 100 points.

Those achievements saw the 47-year-old named League Managers Association and Premier League Manager of the Year this week and he is looking forward to trying to take more strides forward with his title-winning squad.

"I am so happy and excited. It's a pleasure to be able to work here," Guardiola said.

"I enjoy working with our players every day and we will try to do our best together in the coming years. As a manager, you have to feel good to be with the players - and I feel good.

"I will focus on the desire of my players to become a better team and every day that's what I will try to do - to improve on the pitch and improve our players.

"We have a young squad with an average age of 23 and we want to keep taking steps forward and maintain the levels we've achieved this season."

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