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# Pep Talk

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Pep Guardiola on verge of signing new Manchester City deal – reports
The 51-year-old’s current contract at the Etihad Stadium is due to expire at the end of the season.
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Finally United is coming back – Man City boss Pep Guardiola seeing rival revival
City are second in the Premier League, six points ahead of sixth-placed United.
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Pep Guardiola laughs as Erling Haaland has to settle for just one goal
Haaland had scored hat-tricks in his last three home league games.
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Manchester City will remain a force after I eventually leave, says Pep Guardiola
The 51-year-old former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss is in the final year of his current deal at the Etihad Stadium.
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'Incredible' Haaland has silenced his early doubters, claims City boss Guardiola
Haaland had faced some criticism for his underwhelming performance in the Community Shield defeat to Liverpool last weekend.
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Guardiola: Winning Premier League is more difficult than Champions League
His Manchester City side are hoping to secure their fourth domestic title in five seasons on Sunday.
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Pep Guardiola: I would’ve quit Man City had financial affairs not been in order
Guardiola was convinced the club had done no wrong and that stance was later vindicated as City were cleared.
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Pep Guardiola hails ‘really good result’ as double-chasing City keep dream alive
City returned to the Premier League summit, a point clear of Liverpool.
# no room for error
Pep Guardiola admits any slip by Man City would see Liverpool win title
A 3-0 win at home to Brighton returned the Spaniard’s side to the top of the Premier League table.
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No excuses – Pep Guardiola confident Manchester City will be up for Liverpool challenge
City face their title rivals in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday just three days after a draining Champions League tie at Atletico Madrid.
All time
# Sitting pretty
Man City boss Pep Guardiola refuses to believe title race is over
‘We are eight points in front but there are 54 still to play for.’
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Pep Guardiola sympathises with Steve Bruce and urges him to ignore social media
Bruce, sacked by Newcastle in midweek, came in for online criticism but Manchester City boss Guardiola says he pays “no attention” to comments.
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Pep Guardiola: I would be happy to see Sergio Aguero face Man City next season
It was announced last week Aguero, City’s record goalscorer, would leave the club when his contract expired in the summer.
# far from over
'Of course they can do it' - Liverpool can still win the title, says Pep Guardiola
Jurgen Klopp appeared to concede defeat in the race for first place but the City boss remains wary of the champions.
# pep in his step
Pep Guardiola reconsidering original plans for early retirement
‘Before, I thought I was going to retire soon. Now I’m thinking I’m going to retire older,’ the Man City boss said.
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'He is a masterclass player' - Guardiola hails City's De Bruyne as world's best midfielder
‘Right now, he is the best. Right now, in the midfield position, he is the best.’
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Guardiola hails record-breaker Aguero as 'one of the most incredible players I've seen in this league'
The Argentine striker set two new goalscoring records in Manchester City’s trouncing of Aston Villa.
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Guardiola already looking towards next season's Premier League title race
The Manchester City manager says it’s ‘unrealistic’ for his team to catch runaway leaders Liverpool.
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Guardiola admits Man City are 'not ready' to win the Champions League
The Catalan coach believes his team need to improve before they can think about claiming European success.
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Guardiola claims City 'couldn't afford' to buy replacement for Vincent Kompany
‘Sometimes we cannot afford it like other teams afford it,’ said the manager of the Premier League champions.
# Eh?
'He doesn't have earrings or tattoos, he has holding midfielder hair' - Pep Guardiola on Rodri
The City boss is tipping the club’s record signing to make an immediate impact.
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'I am a blue shirt, I am one of yours' - City boss Guardiola ends Juventus speculation
The Serie A champions have been linked with an approach for Pep Guardiola, but he will not be leaving Manchester City.
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'Are you accusing me?' - Guardiola angered during post-FA Cup final press conference
The Manchester City boss didn’t take kindly to a question relating to his relationship with the club’s owners.
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Guardiola fears defeat to Liverpool on Thursday will end City's title hopes
‘We have a rival [Liverpool] who at the moment is the best team in Europe, or in the world.’
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'If he plays, maybe it's four or five weeks off': Aguero fitness scare ahead of busy December
City’s all-time top scorer appears unlikely to make the trips to Watford or Chelsea this week.
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Fleetwood gets Guardiola support before Ryder Cup - 'He's somebody that's great to know'
Tommy Fleetwood will play in the Ryder Cup for the first time this week.
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No disciplinary action for US Open umpire despite controversial Kyrgios pep talk
A review found Mohamed Lahyani went “beyond protocol”, but the umpire won’t be disciplined.
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Former Liverpool goalkeeper Reina being investigated over mafia links
The 35-year-old Spaniard is to face an Italian Football Federation disciplinary hearing.
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Van Gaal: I wanted United to play like Guardiola's City
“For me, the process would have taken longer. Unfortunately, I did not get the time.”
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'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''
JP Fitzgerald had a motivational speech to help the world number four turn his first round at the Open Championship around.
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Guardiola: I have made mistakes
Pep Guardiola has admitted he has made a number of mistakes since his appointment as Manchester City boss.
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Guardiola: I love my players and their mistakes are my fault
The Catalan insists it is his tactical instructions that have been to blame when City have committed errors.
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Guardiola refuses to blame De Bruyne for his first home Man City defeat
Kevin De Bruyne missed a glorious opportunity to put Manchester City 2-0 up and his side went on to lose 3-1.
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Pep Guardiola says he's 'lucky' no one saw him drunk on international duty
The Manchester City manager is grateful he was never caught in a similar drinking controversy to the one engulfing Rooney.
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Real Madrid release unseen footage of Ronaldo's Champions League final team-talk
“We’re 45 minutes away from making history. Tiredness is psychological.”
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Guardiola credits Spurs with deserved victory
Pep Guardiola praised Tottenham for their 2-0 victory at White Hart Lane and feels his Manchester City side have plenty to improve upon.
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Guardiola is already looking forward to his first game against 'The Big Sam'
“I want to prove myself here,” says Pep in his first press conference as City boss.
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Bayern time was a failure without Champions League win, admits Pep
Guardiola’s last bid to win the Champions League with Bayern Munich came up short last night.
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'Who'd be a visionary genius?' - Can Guardiola ignore the critics and stay on track?
After Bayern Munich’s 3-1 first leg defeat to Porto and the resignation of the club’s medical staff, Tommy Martin sees Pep Guardiola as a genius under pressure.
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Real Madrid's 'athletes' too much for Bayern, admits Guardiola
The La Liga heavyweights are in the driving seat ahead of the second leg.