Pep Guardiola has confirmed that he will be leaving Manchester City when his contract ends in 2023 and hopes to manage a national team now. The 50-year-old joined the English Premier League side in 2016. According to the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich head coach, he plans to “have a break” after seven years at the helm of the Premier League club.
Pep Guardiola Set to Leave Manchester City
Pep Guardiola said: “I think I’m going to have a stop. I’m going to have to take a break, see what we’ve done.” “Next step will be a national team if there is a possibility.” Speaking at an online event organized by Brazilian financial services company XP Investimentos and quoted by ESPN Brasil, he said he would like to work with a country in either South American or Europe.
The manager said he loves Copa America. He said he wants to have the experience. The news is sudden and will upset Manchester City as their crucial transfer target Harry Kane declared his intention to remain at Tottenham Hotspur.
Pep Guardiola won three Premier League titles, one FA Cup and four successive League Cups with City, took a 12-month break from management after leaving Barcelona in 2012 before joining Bayern Munich.