Man Utd FC target Pep Guardiola faces crunch talks with Bayern Munich

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Bayern Munich will be holding discussions with manager Pep Guardiola regarding his contract at the end of December reveals chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge

Following a wonderful spell as manager of Barcelona, Pep Guardiola joined Bayern Munich back in the summer of 2013 and a lot was certainly expected of the Spaniard at the Allianz Arena.

Over two years on from his appointment, it has to be said that Guardiola has done a fantastic job at Bayern. The 44-year old has led the Bavarians to two consecutive UEFA Champions League titles as well as the German Cup.

Now in his third year at Bayern, Guardiola looks set to guide his side to another league title and possibly to a good run in the Champions League.

Guardiola to hold contract talks with Bayern

Despite doing such a good job though, Guardiola’s future at Bayern is in doubt as he has not yet shown an interest in extending his contract which expires at the end of the current campaign.

As a result, a host of top clubs have expressed their interest in signing Guardiola and Premier League giants Manchester United have been seen as a potential destination for the former Barcelona boss.

Nonetheless, Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is not too worried regarding the prospect of losing Guardiola and has stated that the club will be holding crunch talks with their manager at the end of December.

Rummenigge told reporters, “I am relaxed about it and so is the coach. We will have the talks after the end of the first half of the season [next month]. Then there will be a decision which we will announce whatever the outcome of this discussion.”

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