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Official: Man City Announce Pep's New Assistant

Manchester City have confirmed Pep Guardiola's new assistant coach following Mikel Arteta's departure in December.

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Arteta left the Citizens last year to take up the manager's role at Arsenal after spending the last three years as Guardiola's assitant.

City have now confirmed that Juanma Lillo has been appointed as Guardiola's second in command.

“I am delighted to have joined Manchester City’s coaching staff," Lillo told the club's official website.

“My relationship with Pep goes back many years and I am thrilled to be joining him as part of this exciting team.

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“Manchester City has enjoyed much success over recent seasons and played a brand of beautiful football we have come to expect from this club and its manager.

“It’s a pleasure to become a part of this group and I hope to make an important contribution to the club’s success going forwards.”

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