Guardiola has proven his point, but he had to show a ruthless streak of his own.
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Less than 12 months ago Pep Guardiola feared he could be facing the sack at Manchester City after his first trophyless season in an almost impeccable coaching career.City were never likely to cut Guardiola adrift so quickly having waited so long to land him in the first place.While Guardiola has admitted to doubts over his future last season, he never wavered in the way he wanted his side to play.While molding the prodigious talents of Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane, Guardiola has also kept City's old guard from two previous Premier League title triumphs.Forced to battle for his place in the team with Jesus, City's all-time top scorer Sergio Aguero described the Catalan as the best coach he has ever had after netting in the League Cup final in February to deliver Guardiola's first trophy at City.
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