Cape Town - Bacary Sagna is expecting Manchester City to dominate the English Premier League for a long time under the tutelage of Pep Guardiola.
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Guardiola's side won the English Premier
League title in style reaching 100 points on the last day of the season and
Sagna believes there is still a lot to come from the Spaniard tactician and his
Sagna, who spent three seasons at City
after joining from Arsenal, reckons City will dominate the Premier League in
the coming years and will eventually win the UEFA Champions League because
Guardiola is investing on talented young players.
He feels the club could have the similar
dominance to that rivals Manchester United enjoyed under Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sagna told Sky Sports: "Yeah, they
will dominate and for a long time because they are based on young players.
"Most of them are 22, 23 and they are
building a team to last for the five years coming up. I think they are going to
"To me, they're going to be champions
for a few years in a row. I think they are even going to win the Champions
"It's going to be a big statement from
the club because 10 years ago it was very small, and it has changed a
Sagna said he was impressed in the manner
Guardiola’s side bossed their way to the top and broke a lot of records in the
Sagna added: "This season I was amazed
by the way they played against big teams, how they played in every single
competition and by the way they reached 100 points.
"It's not done by every single team,
but they did, and they have no limits and a manager who will push them.
"He wants them to give the maximum and
he wants to get the best out of every single player. To me, they are going to