Guardiola refuses to look long-term at Barcelona

Pep Guardiola refuses to look too far ahead at Barcelona. The coach has agreed terms over a new 12-month contract extension to his current deal.

Pep Guardiola refuses to look too far ahead at Barcelona.

The coach has agreed terms over a new 12-month contract extension to his current deal.

"I can see myself here for one more year... then, we'll see," he said. "What I want to do is get the best out of this team.

"Having reached the Copa del Rey final and doing so well in La Liga has shown me that there is no reason not to stay here for another year."

Guardiola will continue to demand the same high standards of himself and his team.

He added on fcbarcelona.cat: "I don't want to rest on my laurels. There is no place like this, but we have to keep winning."

Fielding questions about when he plans to leave the club, Guardiola explained: "When I feel I'm not needed, and don't have the passion and strength that I have now, that's when I'll feel enough is enough. Then I'd go.

"There are two ways of leaving. When you aren't winning and get sacked or when you leave naturally, knowing that the right time has come.

"Everything has to end at some point.

"When you have been here for four years [which is how long he will have been in the post in June 2012], then you are nearer to the end than the start."

 
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