‘I am staying at Bayern Munich,’ confirms Guardiola amid rumours of Man City interest

first_img Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola Guardiola has rejected recent reports linking him with a Manchester City move this summer, insisting that his future remains at Bayern Munich.Rumours emerging over the weekend claimed the former Barcelona coach had already agreed terms to replace under-fire Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad Stadium hotseat.German football expert Raphael Honigstein told talkSPORT the reports took Bayern by surprise and, at a news conference held later on Monday afternoon, Guardiola strongly denied he had any plans to leave the German champions.“I have a contract and I will stay here at Bayern,” he said. “That’s all.”Guardiola left Barcelona in the summer of 2012 after winning 14 titles – including two Champions League crowns – in a trophy-laden four-year stint at the helm.The 44-year-old joined Bayern a year later and has led the Munich side to back-to-back Bundesliga titles.But questions over his future at the club arose with Bayern losing 1-0 at home to Augsburg on Saturday to continue a four-match losing run.The German champions host Guardiola’s former club Barca on Tuesday needing to overturn a 3-0 first-leg deficit to reach the Champions League final. 1last_img

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