first_img “I know we get judged for the last game, the ideas we have or something we do. “But as a professional I try to judge my colleagues not for one season, but 10 or 15 years, a long career. That, for me, gives more value. “Periods for managers are up and down, everyone has it. You have seasons with good and bad periods, you have to change teams and build things. “For 15 or 20 years, Jose has been there all the time and that must be respected, because it’s the most difficult thing – to be there all the time.” City winger Leroy Sane, out since the start of the season through injury, is back raining with the first-team squad but needs more time to recover. Read Also:EFL Cup: Guardiola wary of Man United threat before second leg clash Sane has rejected City’s offer of a new contract, with Guardiola admitting the winger – wanted by Bayern Munich – is no nearer to signing a new deal. “We made him an offer a long time ago and all the time he rejected it,” said Guardiola. “So after that I don’t have any news.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Guardiola said his  arch rival  Mourinho deserves respect – despite being sacked from his last two jobs. Guardiola and Mourinho endured an intense and toxic rivalry when the pair were in charge of Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively. But the anticipated battle between the pair never materialised in Manchester, with Guardiola’s City proving too good for Mourinho’s United. The pair come face to face again when City face Tottenham, the first time they have met since Mourinho was sacked by United. Guardiola said Mourinho does not deserve to be judged on his last two jobs and rejected the notion his methods are outdated up against his and those of Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp. “The value of Jose, a manager with a lot of experience with a lot of success, is not to be judged on one season, or one-and-a-half seasons,” said Guardiola. “The guys who judge his career, not on 15 or 20 years, it’s because people don’t understand anything. Manchester City take on Tottenham this weekend as Pep Guardiola faces off against arch-rival Jose Mourinho Loading… Promoted Content7 Breathtaking Train Stations Around The Globe7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black HolesWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?The Best Geek Movies Of All TimeFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread Art11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?6 TV Shows That Got Better After A Major Character Had LeftThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Waylast_img