Pablo Zabaleta relives favourite Manchester City moments after final home game

Guardiola spoke glowingly of the Argentine international's years of service to the club.

"Pressure I had when I arrived in Barcelona, when I had nothing to defend myself".

City need to jump it, one way or another.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has hit out at Arsene Wenger after the Arsenal boss appeared to criticise West Ham's performance on the weekend.

Guardiola took over at the Etihad at the start of the season after trophy-laden spells in Spain and Germany had confirmed his status as one of the world's most sought-after coaches, but finding success in England has been harder to achieve.

The champions (Chelsea) and relegated teams (Hull, Sunderland and Middlesbrough) were already decided, but Alexis Sanchez sank Sunderland to keep Arsenal in the hunt for Champions League qualification, while Manchester City all but secured a top-four place by beating West Bromwich Albion.

The Brazilian said: "He's a top player, so of course I hope he stays. He played... wow, like for a long time I didn't see".

The two-time Premier League victor will end a celebrated nine-year association with the club at the end of the campaign and Guardiola added: "The crowd have stayed to say goodbye to a legend".

He's such a committed player and always gives 100-per-cent to the cause - just look at how many stitches he's had in various wounds over the past nine years.

"As I said before, I am so proud", he added.

"We are there and we are going to travel to London to try and finish third and go direct to the Champions League".

And the 46-year old discussed the disappointment of not being able to provide the goods in his first season in English football in his recent pre-match press conference.

"I don't understand how the managers speak for other clubs and other teams. I would be pleased if we seal that spot", Zabaleta said.

Guardiola is in the process of shaping his squad for next season, and while Zabaleta's future has been decided, those of City's six other out-of-contract players remain in the balance. The Premier League match against Albion will mark his final home appearance, and the club are planning tributes to mark the occasion.

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