Wednesday night is not the time to judge me: The Manchester City manager asserts that his legacy “is already exceptional” and that the Champions League will not define his tenure with the team.
In the second leg of their Champions League semifinal match against Madrid, City under Guardiola will try to maintain their chances of completing an unprecedented treble.
But the Spanish player thinks that his legacy in Manchester won’t be determined by this match.
Even if Manchester City loses to Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinal on Wednesday night, Pep Guardiola is adamant that his ‘special’ team’s legacy will endure.
With the tie tied at 1-1 going into the second leg at the Etihad Stadium, City are poised to win their fifth Premier League championship in as many seasons, but they have yet to claim the ultimate trophy in club football.
As they attempt to build on last week’s draw in the Bernabeu and maintain their chances of winning the Treble, Guardiola has informed his players they are “blessed” to have a chance to advance to a second European final in three years.
The legacy will be that we had an incredible period, and for a very long time, people will remember these guys, according to Guardiola.
“My legacy is already outstanding. We have consistently scored many goals and given up few, leading to numerous victories.