Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola states he has actually never ever declared he can assure the very same degrees of success he took pleasure in at Barcelona and also Bayern Munich.
Guardiola claims he could ensure difficult job as well as that he is anticipating much better from City following period.
Assumptions were high when Guardiola came to the Etihad yet he was talking at the end of a week where City left at the last-16 phase of the Champions League, a 3-1 loss at Monaco sending them out on away goals after a 5-3 very first leg win.
Guardiola had actually never ever cannot get to the semi-finals in 7 previous Champions League projects with Barcelona and also Bayern Munich, as well as third-placed City are additionally 13 factors behind leaders Chelsea in the Premier League.
“I never said I am going to win the treble, I never said I was going to win the double. I never said it. I never said it on my first day in Barcelona.
“I promise a lot of work. Few guys can beat me in that, I work a lot. I am so proud of that.
“I never promise titles, never in my life, even when I went to Bayern Munich after they won the treble with Jupp Heynckes. Never. Just work.”
Guardiola was criticised for selecting an attacking line-up in Monaco but he felt City’s improved showing after the break proved his thinking was sound.
“The second half in Monaco showed me when you attack more and play more aggressive, you concede few,” he added.