Pep Guardiola has signed a new contract with Manchester City that will keep him at the Premier League club until 2025.
The Spanish manager’s current deal expires at the end of the season, but he has committed to two more years at the Etihad Stadium.
Guardiola joined City in 2016 and oversaw the most successful period in the club’s history, winning a total of four league titles and nine major trophies. But he has so far failed to win the Champions League with City.
The extension will take his time with the reigning Premier League champions to nine years, which is longer than any of his previous coaching duties.
Guardiola spent four seasons with Barcelona and three seasons with Bayern Munich.
“I can’t thank everyone at the club enough for believing in me,” he said on Wednesday. “From day one I felt something special here. I couldn’t be in a better place.
“I still have the feeling that we can achieve together and that’s why I want to stay and continue to fight for trophies.”
Guardiola has been in charge of 374 games at City, which is second only to Les McDowall (587) on the list of post-war club managers.
“He’s already contributed so much to the success and structure of this organization, and it’s exciting to think what, given the energy, hunger and ambition he still clearly has. Can be.”
“Under his exceptional leadership our first team has achieved so much, while consistently playing, and constantly improving, the Football City style that is admired around the world. Like a fan, I look forward to what’s next.