Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has responded to claims that he could leave the club if they are found guilty of the recent charges.
The Citizens were charged by the Premier League this week for breaching financial regulations between 2009 and 2018, a period where they won four league titles.
Guardiola has been linked with a number of clubs since the charges were announced, including Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain.
The former FC Barcelona tactician insists he has no desire to leave the Etihad anytime soon.
“I am not moving from this seat, I can assure you. I want to stay more than ever. After many, many years in the Premier League I do not want to move on," Guardiola, as per Goal.
Guardiola says that the Manchester outfit are innocent until proven guilty.
"My thought is that we have already been condemned," the City manager argued.
"Since Monday it is like what happened with UEFA. The club proved that they were completely innocent, why should I think right now, with just charges of suggestions... You have to understand that the 19 teams of the Premier League are accusing us without opportunity to defend ourselves. You know exactly on what side I am.
"We are lucky we live in a society where everybody is innocent until proven guilty. We didn't have this opportunity. (People say) we are already guilty. I think we have good lawyers but the Premier League - supported by 19 teams - are going to take good lawyers too.
"If we are not innocent we will accept what the judge or Premier League decide, but what happens if it's the same as UEFA and we are innocent? What happens to restore our damage?"
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