Pep Guardiola says squad is focused for Champions League final despite Premier League title win

Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola says the main focus is on the Champions League remaining for Manchester Metropolis after his gamers had the chance to take pleasure in “excellent” Premier League title celebrations.

The Spaniard Coach reclaimed the Premier League title, his third English top-flight crown as City boss, following Manchester United’s defeat by Leicester City on Tuesday, crown City Premier league winner 2020/21.

Metropolis accelerated to the title with an impressive 21-game successful streak in all competitions which opened up a big hole over their rivals within the league and helped them gather their eighth main trophy under Guardiola.

The 50-year-old says his workforce, who received the Carabao Cup final month, earned some deserved Covid-secure  party time at their training complex after their second domestic triumph this term,, however Guardiola has warned there may be no time for resting with three league games left and a Champions League remaining date with Chelsea on May 29.

Pep Guardiola told Sky Sports News: “The night was nice when we were champions and Leicester won at Old Trafford. We had a celebration here in our bubble at the training centre, we drank, we danced, we laughed.

“We have some great guys behind the scenes on the staff who created a great environment at the party so we celebrated that night that it was perfect and the next day we got back to business.

“I told my players to celebrate but to stay focused on the three Premier League games and every training session.

“We do what we’ve to do as a result of it’s the easiest way to organize for the ultimate of the Champions League, and after we’ve the ultimate we are going to take a break and discover the easiest way to consider subsequent season.”

Metropolis made their option to their first Champions League remaining, which is now to be performed in Porto with 6,000 of theirs and Chelsea’s followers allowed to attend the sport on the Estadio do Dragao, due to a formidable 4-1 combination win over final yr’s finalists Paris Saint-Germain.

With games against Newcastle (May 14), Brighton (May 18) and Everton (May 23) to end the relentless Premier League campaign, Pep Guardiola claims that although he has already won the league, the matches give a chance for his team to remain “competitive.” with their treble challenge still on.

“I think all of them want to play in the final of the Champions League,” he added.

“If they want to play in the final of the Champions League they have to train well and play well, it is the only chance they have to be competitive [rather than] if we just played these three [remaining] Premier League games.

“But having the Champions League final there a little more than two weeks away, everyone will be focused.

“There’s no time to rest. Now we have four or five days between games, so now with the selection, I don’t know what I’m going to do, honestly, but I’m going to think about winning the next game we are going to play and then the Chelsea game.”

 

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