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Pep Guardiola gives reasons Premier League title more important than Champions League trophy

By - - [ Update Sport ]

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has revealed that retaining the Premier League title was the top priority for the club next term, rather than lifting a first Champions League title.

Guardiola’s men finished top of the Premier League this season with 100 points across their 38 Premier League fixtures.

Guardiola said it would be ‘a huge mistake’ for his side to focus more on Europe topflight competition next season.

The 47-year-old, however, insisted that the Premier League remains the top target for the Citizens next season.

“Premier League. No doubt,”Guardiola told Sky Sports.

“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.”


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