Manchester Town supervisor Pep Guardiola has a clause in his contract that permits him to go away on the finish of the season.
The Spaniard signed a brand new deal closing 12 months to stay him on the membership till 2021 however it is been reported via the Day by day Mail that Guardiola may stroll away on the finish of the season and not using a breach of contract.
On the other hand, the hierarchy at Town are assured that Guardiola goes nowhere however the timing of the tale is not perfect.
Town are lately 3rd within the Premier League, 14 issues off league leaders Liverpool following fresh defeats to Liverpool and Manchester United and a 2-2 draw with Newcastle.
It is usually been reported that former Tottenham supervisor Mauricio Pochettino is Town’s back-up plan must Guardiola make a decision to go away in the summertime.
Handiest closing month, Guardiola used to be requested about the opportunity of extending his contract past 2021.
“I’m open [to it], sure. It’s not about what the membership needs or now not.
“For me, I need to see my avid gamers and the response of my avid gamers and the whole thing.
‘It’s not so simple as I need to lengthen. I need to see the membership, I need to see the avid gamers, I need to see how we’re nonetheless operating in combination.”
Town have received two Premier League titles underneath Guardiola in addition to the FA Cup and League Cup so the one trophy lacking is the Champions League.
The avid gamers overlooked the membership’s workforce Christmas celebration on Thursday evening to be able to keep away from a repeat of closing 12 months’s drop in shape.
Town misplaced back-to-back league video games in opposition to Crystal Palace and Leicester in December 2018 inside per week in their Christmas celebration.