Guardiola: ‘Manchester City will get better’

Despite a near-perfect start to his career with Manchester City, manager Pep Guardiola claims the side will be even better in the next couple of seasons.

Guardiola's 100% win rate in all competitions with City came to an abrupt halt on Wednesday when they had to come from behind three times to earn a 3-3 draw with Celtic in the Champions League.

While admitted happy with the way things are going so early in his tenure, Guardiola is convinced the Citizens continue to get stronger throughout his three-year contract with the club.

"In my second and third year here we will be better than we are now. The results are almost perfect but the performances will improve more over time," he told reporters.

"We have won most of our games because of our enthusiasm, at the start a new coach wins a lot of games, but to create something more stable and more controlled you need more time.

"In my first year at Barcelona we won the title but by my fourth year we were better than my first year. In my third year in Munich we were better than my first year."

While delighted Citizens fans are already hoping Guardiola will continue with the club beyond his current deal, the Spanish mentor reveals his decisions to leave both Barcelona and Bayern Munich were made in the final year of his contract. However, he did suggest extending his contract could be a possibility.

"I am so happy here so I'm not just thinking about 'will it just be three years?'" he added.

"When I decided to say goodbye to Barcelona and Bayern Munich I decided in the last year. I said 'okay it's enough'.

"I can stay more time or less. Less I know will happen depends on the results or if the chairman is not happy with me or our job. That always happens.

"But if they are happy with me I can stay that period and I am happy and they are happy, why not longer?"