Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has revealed that he cherished the Premier League title than Champions League, he disclosed that winning it again is the top of his list of ambitions for the coming season.
Concise News understands that Guardiola, who has ruled the English football in his time at Manchester City, winning five of the six domestic trophies in the last two seasons, adding that he wants to be happy for 11 months and the Premier League makes his happy.
Guardiola’s side on Sunday defeated Liverpool in the Community Shield at Wembley in the traditional season curtain-raiser after penalty shoot outs.
The 48-year-old Spaniard has won eight titles in ten seasons as a manager and he is now eyeing to claim the three straight league title wins he had at German giants Bayern Munich with City.
“The Champions League is an important tournament and difficult to win,” he said. “But it’s seven games (the knockout stages). I am not going to go to the casino and gamble everything I have in my pocket on seven games. I don’t want that.
“I want to be happy for 11 months and the Premier League makes me happy. Every game when we win, I am happy and I go to a restaurant feeling better.
“Why am I going to wait until February for seven games and put everything on black? From my point of view, that is too risky.”
The City boss whose side were knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool and Spurs in the past two seasons said the EPL title meant everything to him.
“To maintain the health and focus of the team, the most important thing is the Premier League,” Guardiola said.
“It is the standout competition because it is every weekend. In the Champions League, many things can happen in one or two games.
“We will be closer to achieving in Europe when we have more Premier League titles. That is a nice process and the right process to do at Manchester City. “If I could have one thing this season, right now, it would definitely be the title.”