Manchester City 'close to Champions League qualification' – Pep Guardiola grateful for 'privileged' position after win over Luton

Pep Guardiola watches on during Manchester City's Premier League game against Luton in April 2024.
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Although the scoreline might suggest otherwise, it took Manchester City some time and effort to score the goals which were needed to defeat Luton.

The champions led through an early own goal and ultimately ran out 5-1 winners, but had to wait until the 64th minute for their second, scored by Mateo Kovacic.

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Arthur Renard has been writing for FourFourTwo since 2013, when Ronald Koeman hosted him for a Readers interview in a small room in stadium De Kuip. Two years later Arthur moved to London, where he still lives and from where he covers English football, while he has also been travelling the world to cover events like the World Cup and Copa America.