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Man City boss Guardiola: I love it here; the fans amaze me

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola admits he loves the English game - thanks to the club's fans.

The support of City's fans is something he never experienced anywhere else.

He explained: "There is no better place in the world to be a coach than England. I compare it to Spain and Germany, Italy would be the same. There is no better place for this: the fans do not whistle if you lose 'I have a blue jersey, I'm one of you...'

"After the defeat of Monaco we were out in the Champions League but the fans were on our side. It's the perfect place to work, especially this one. I heard it and discovered it in the first season.

"Now it's easy to stay close to me, to tell me I was good, but they did it in difficult times, especially in the first year. The fans and even the messages of the club, of Ferran (Soriano), of Txiki (Begiristain). I am happy with their trust in me, I want to repay the trust they had in me and my kids over the next two seasons."

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