As shocking as it might sound, Pep Guardiola is feeling a bit of heat.
Barely five months into his first Premier League season, Guardiola has gone from everybody’s hero to some folks’ scapegoat.
Guardiola won his first six matches in charge of Manchester City, only to follow it up by presiding over a 3-3-3 run which includes two-straight losses in the Premier League.
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That led to, inexplicably, Guardiola being asked if he worried about his longterm future at City.
It’s a different league now, but he makes some points, you know? From the BBC:
“Sir Alex Ferguson didn’t win the title for 11 years. Liverpool haven’t won it for 25 years.
“The last month I have to accept the results have not gone well. But we have to improve what I believe, not change what I believe. When it doesn’t work, you have to be strong.
“I have to accept the opinions of former players, the media, the fans because we didn’t win – but I wish and hope they will give me a little more time.”
I’m certainly not bailing on the idea of him having success at City, are you? Didn’t think so.