Pep Guardiola won't discuss Bayern Munich contract extension reports

Pep Guardiola is still refusing to comment on his Bayern Munich future despite speculation he is edging closer to signing a new contract.

Guardiola's current contract at Bayern is due to expire at the end of the season and he has been strongly linked with a summer switch to the Premier League, with Manchester City reported to be at the front of the queue for his services.

However, recent reports have claimed he could prolong his stay in Bavaria, with Catalan newspaper Sport claiming at the weekend that there are strong indications he will sign an extension until 2018, while German weekly Sport Bild also said on Wednesday that Bayern are edging closer to a new deal.

On Wednesday, his agent, Josep Maria Orobitg, and brother Pere Guardiola arrived in Munich to watch the Champions League victory over Arsenal, and initial negotiations with the club are reportedly set to begin.

Guardiola, though, remains no keener to discuss the matter with the media.

The former Barcelona boss had said in July that he would not speak about his future again until he had made a decision, and he walked out of a news conference earlier this season when asked about reports suggesting he could become England manager following the 2016 European Championship.

After Wednesday's 5-1 demolition of Arsenal, Guardiola appeared irritated as he addressed a ZDF TV reporter, Jochen Breyer, who has previously interviewed him in Spanish.

The coach asked Breyer if the interview would be in Spanish and, when the reporter said it would, asked: "You don't think my German's good enough?"

Breyer -- who asked his first question in Spanish but received a reply in German -- later asked about Guardiola's future but was told: "You are not allowed to ask me!"

The reporter asked whether he would be allowed to enquire after the international break, but Guardiola ended the interview, saying: "No. Never!"

Bayern sporting executive Matthias Sammer was happier to talk to ZDF, although he gave little away about the chances of Bayern announcing a contract extension at their annual general meeting on Nov. 27, saying only: "It would be nice were this the case."