Pep Guardiola demands Man City Champions League success

Pep Guardiola knows his Manchester City side’s domination of English football will count for nothing unless they win the Champions League.

City completed an unprecedented domestic treble on Saturday when they won the FA Cup with a 6-0 demolition of Watford at Wembley, adding to the Premier League and Carabao Cup they had already won.

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Guardiola has turned City into one of the best-ever English sides and they look set to dominate on home soil for some time, but their lack of success in Europe remains a black mark against them.

They were knocked out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage by Tottenham – a team they finished 27 points ahead of in the league – and have never gone past the semi-finals.

Guardiola says this current crop has to start achieving success in Europe.

“I said before that I know we will be judged at the end on whether we win the Champions League,” he said. “I know unless we do that it will not be enough.

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