Pep Guardiola: Man City consider Leipzig boss Nagelsmann or Pochettino as replacement

Pep Guardiola: Man City consider Leipzig boss Nagelsmann or Pochettino as replacement

- Pep Guardiola is currently in the final year of his contract at Manchester City

- Reports say the Citizens are already considering a replacement for the manager

- Mauricio Pochettino and RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann are being eyed to takeover

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Pep Guardiola is currently finding life difficult at the Etihad Stadium and reports have it that Manchester City have identified former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino or RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann as a possible replacement.

SunSport citing Daily Mail are claiming that the Citizens are already considering a bid for any of the managers as Pep Guargiola’s contract winds down.

Although it is believed that the Premier League club wants the Spanish manager to extend his contract with lapses next year, they are also having a plan B.

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Guardiola has already spent five years with the Etihad outfit which is even longer than the time he spent at both Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

According to Manchester City’s chief operating officer Omar Berrada, the club is doing everything to keep Guardiola who remains the most decorated manager at the club.

They ended last season on a disappointing note, having failed to win either the Champions League or the Premier League.

Pep Guardiola: Man City consider Leipzig boss Nagelsmann or Pochettino as replacement
Pep Guardiola could be replaced when his contract lapses. Photo: Shaun Botterill
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And former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has been linked with the club severally and should Guardiola fail to renew his contract, the Argentine manager could takeover.

Poch left Spurs in November 2019 as he was fired just months after guiding the club to their first-ever Champions League final before they lost to Liverpool.

He is still out of job and amid reports that Real Madrid are considering a move for him, Manchester City are reportedly eyeing the tactician.

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Nagelsmann meanwhile has continued to see his reputation soar after guiding RB Leipzig to the Champions League semi-finals last term.

So far this season, they are yet to lose a game and now, they travel to England for a Champions League game against Manchester United.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that West Ham vs Manchester City settled for a 1-1 draw at the London Stadium after both teams could not separate themselves in the game.

Phil Foden cancelled out Michail Antonio's first-half strike as City settled for their second disappointing draw for the new season.

The Citizens were without a couple of first-team players including Kevin de Bruyne, Nathan Ake as the Hammers dominated the fixture which ended in a draw.

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