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Pep Guardiola vows to stay at Manchester City despite Champions League ban

City was punished by European football's governing body for "serious breaches" of club licensing and financial fair play regulations and, as a result, will not be permitted to play in the Champions League for the next two seasons. There had been fears that the Spaniard, arguably one of the best coaches in the game, might leave the club without the lucrative draw of Europe's most prestigious club competition. However, Guardiola says there is no reason to suggest he will leave Manchester before his contract expires in 2021."If they don't sack me, that can happen, but if they don't sack me I will stay here," he told Sky Sports, after his side's 2-0 win against West Ham Wednesday. "I want to stay, I want to help the club, if it is possible, to maintain this level as long as possible."Why should I leave? I said before, I love this club." READ: RB Leipzig overpowers Tottenham Hotspur in Champions League
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'Truth will prevail'

Manchester City instantly denied any wrongdoing and is set to appeal against UEFA's decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.Guardiola said he hopes the "truth will prevail" and promised fans that his players will keep fighting until the end of the season. "I trust 100% completely my club what they have done because they explained to me the reasons why," he added. "We are going to fight like we have fought every single game and everyRead More – Source