Arrived at Manchester City in 2016, Josep Guardiola will live his 200th match on the Skyblues bench this Saturday (4 p.m.) against Crystal Palace, on the occasion of the 10th day of the Premier League. The Catalan technician says himself surprised by this longevity within the Mancunian club.

“When I arrived here, I never thought I would stay six years. Never, ever,” the former FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach told a press conference. Before discussing his happiness to work for the Citizens: “I could not be in a better place right now. I have everything I need to do my job as well as I can. I am surrounded. by fantastic players. I have an incredible staff and the full support of the hierarchy. So I can’t be in a better place to do my job. “