Pep Guardiola named Premier League Coach of the Season | football news

Pep Guardiola has been named Premier League Coach of the Season for the fifth time.

The Catalan beat Mikel Arteta, Jurgen Klopp, Unai Emery and Andoni Iraola to win the award.

Guardiola led Manchester City to an unprecedented fourth consecutive Premier League title, finishing two points ahead of Arsenal.

City have surpassed Manchester United and become the only team to have won the Premier League four times in a row.

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Manchester City are Premier League champions and lift the trophy!

After winning the award, Guardiola said: “I am very proud to be the coach of this group of players and to work alongside the brilliant coaches and support staff every day.

“Winning four titles in a row is one of the proudest achievements of my career. This is the toughest league in the world and our competitors have played incredible football.”

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It is the sixth title the club has won under Guardiola, who put his future at Manchester City in doubt after Sunday’s victory against West Ham with one year left on his current contract.

“The reality is that I am closer to leaving than staying,” said the City manager. sky sports.

“It’s eight years, it will be nine. Right now I have the feeling that I want to stay next season. We spoke with the club, we have time to talk next season because I have to see the players too, if they follow me, follow me.

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Pep Guardiola admits he finds it difficult to get motivated at Manchester City after all his successes with the club.

“I want to stay next season. During the season, we will talk. But after eight, nine years…”

His eight years in the Premier League are the longest he has been at any club in his coaching career, winning every trophy available at national and international level.

Guardiola and Man City can add another to their cabinet when they face Man Utd in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday.

Analysis: How Guardiola did it again

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Manchester City’s celebrations didn’t stop on the pitch and continued singing and dancing in the locker room!

Adam Bate from Sky Sports:

In a season where Jurgen Klopp announced his departure from Liverpool because he was “running out of energy” to get the job done, Pep Guardiola was able to lead Manchester City to the Premier League title once again.

That relentless drive remains, that appetite to further convince a team that had already achieved everything by winning the treble. Victory in the FA Cup final will complete another consecutive double for the first time in the history of English football.

Beating West Ham on the final day of the Premier League season makes City the first team to win the English football league title four times in a row. It’s an achievement Guardiola values, as he seemed to use it to boost himself and the group.

“There is a myth that City have a huge team,” said Jamie Carragher. “They have never had such a big squad. They have 15 or 16 top-level players. If they had a bit of bad luck with injuries and one of the big players was out, how would they deal with it?”

It was a question that this City squad had to answer.

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