Pep Guardiola brilliantly responds to quadruple question

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Pep Guardiola is absolutely bossing the Premier League so far, so it's easy to forget he's still new to English football.

The Manchester City manager has got off to a flyer, leading the only team to win all of their first five games this season.

Guardiola's arrival was so hotly anticipated that there was always a risk some might get carried away with any initial success. Contrast the week he's had with his old rival Jose Mourinho, and it's even easier to start expecting huge things from City.


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That's exactly what one journalist did following the 4-0 victory over Bournemouth, venturing out to ask the Catalan a rather ambitious question.

The Sky Blues are favourites for the Premier League title and look promising in the Champions League, while they start their EFL Cup campaign this week - so why not ask the man himself if he thought the club could win the quadruple?

The answer to that question is about to become very clear. It's fast becoming common knowledge that winning four trophies in one season is basically impossible, even for a managerial magician like the famous Pep. And he clearly doesn't like being asked about it, hence his hilarious response - "what the f***?"

To be fair, what the reporter seemed to be getting at was whether City were going to at least try and win as many trophies as possible, or whether they'd be going into some- most likely the League Cup - a little half-heartedly.

Managing expectations

Perhaps Guardiola doesn't like talking about something which is a completely ridiculous challenge, even for him. Instead, the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss tried to limit expectations.

"So Manchester City arrived in their lives in the Champions League semi-final once, so when the people believe I am going to win the Champions League because I am a really good coach... I don’t think so, guys", he said, as per

"My happiness does not depend on if I am going to win all the titles or not, so my target is now to be happy today, drink a little bit of wine, and tomorrow prepare the game and of course I am going to try to win our League Cup game [against Swansea City], there is no doubt about that."

How many trophies can City win this season? Have your say in the comments.

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