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Guardiola informs Man City of plans if Champions League ban

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has assured management he's staying - even if they're thrown out of the Champions League.

The Mirror says Italian champions Juventus looked at the possibility of snatching Guardiola away from the Premier League champions, in the belief that the Catalan would walk away if City were hit by a Champions League ban for financial irregularities. Premier League.

But the Turin giants are now ready to appoint Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri instead having agreed a compensation package with the London club once they were told Guardiola is going nowhere.

City bosses have assured their manager that they have met all of UEFA's requirements.

And Guardiola's response was to tell them that he had every intention of honouring the final two years of his contract anyway.

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