Guardiola, who took over at City before the start of the season, won two Champions League, three La Liga and two King’s Cup titles as Barcelona coach.

Two domestic doubles followed at Bayern Munich. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said the club’s owner, Arab billionaire Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, wants him to stay in charge of the club beyond his current three-year contract.

The Spaniard met Sheikh Mansour for the first time during City’s recent warm-weather training break in Abu Dhabi.

“He would like that I stay here for a long, long, long, long time. But of course it depends on the results,” Guardiola told British media.

Guardiola’s men also hold a 5-3 advantage from their Champions League last-16, first-leg tie against French side Monaco, who they face in the return leg in France on March 15.

Hart, who is England’s first-choice keeper, has joined Italian side Torino on loan, with Guardiola signing Claudio Bravo from Barcelona as a replacement.

Guardiola has rotated between Bravo and Willy Caballero this season. The manager said he would wait until the season is over before taking a call on the future of several of his players, including goalkeeper Joe Hart.

“I’m so happy with Willy and Claudio,” Guardiola added. “We are going to talk about (Hart’s future) at the end of the season.”

Caballero is out of contract in June along with midfielders Jesus Navas and Yaya Toure. So are defenders Gael Clichy, Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna.

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