Pep Guardiola Expresses How Important Premier League Is
Latest Sports News: Manchester City Manager Expresses how important winning the premier league title next season is to him.
Pep Guardiola claimed that he would rather win the Premier League again next season than the Champions League at Manchester City. Latest Sports News reports..
When Asked by Gary Neville on the MNF special whether he’d rather win the Premier League again or the Champions League, Guardiola said: “Premier League. No doubt.
“It will be a huge mistake to think: ‘OK now we have the Premier League, we are now going to go for the Champions League instead’. Big mistake.
“To be out of the Champions League and win the Premier League again, I’d sign it now. The Premier League is the most important thing. It gives you the consistency to arrive at the right moment, the Champions League is so complicated the opponents are so good, all of them.
“The Premier League is the most important thing.”
When Asked if he was desperate to win the Champions League again soon, Guardiola said: “Desperate is not the right word, for Barcelona the first they won it was in 1992. Sir Alex Ferguson took his time to win it.
“It would be a big mistake tor Man City to be focusing on it, of course it will be a target, of course we will fight.
“But for us our big moments of the season when we were in November, December and we were real contenders for the Champions League, but that was because we were doing so well in the league.
“That competition, you play at Anfield, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Roma, Bayern, United, Juventus, all of the big clubs.
“Of course we are going to try it, but I don’t think: ‘If we don’t win the Champions League in the next five years it will be a disaster!’ I don’t think so.”
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