The Premier League club said on Thursday that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had signed a two-year contract that would keep him at the club until the end of the 2022–23 season.
The Spaniard Guardiola has guided City to two Premier League titles and the FA Cup since their arrival in 2016.
“Pep’s contract extension is the natural next step in a journey that has evolved over the years. It is a product of mutual trust and respect that exists between them and the entire club, ”City President Khaldoon Mubarak said in a statement.
His current five-year stay at City is the longest spell in charge of a singles club since he began his managerial career in 2008.
The 49-year-old managed Barcelona from 2008–12 and spent three years in charge of Bayern Munich, Germany, before joining City.
Guardiola said, “I have been welcomed to the club and the city since I arrived in Manchester City.”
He said, ‘Since then we have achieved a great achievement together, scoring goals, winning games and trophies and we are all very proud of that success.
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