Guardiola defends Man City's big spending

Chelsea's manager Antonio Conte before the FA Premier League match against Manchester City at the City of Manchester Stadium

Guardiola will be hoping to improve upon last season's third placed finish. "It's the same pressure as I had last season".

Guardiola, who for the first time in his career ended last season without a medal, has spent more than £200m on players this summer. The big failure now takes one week in football.

March believes that the high transfer fees are a reflection of the quality in the league but says Brighton are not intimidated by bigger teams or anxious by the general consensus that they will be relegated after just one season.

Speaking on his chances in the upcoming PL, the ex Bayern Munchen boss said; "Last season at my first press conference we were favourites, so nothing has changed".

Everton manager Ronald Koeman confident Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson deal will go through
Sigurdsson's last appearance for Swansea was their first pre-season friendly at Barnet on July 12. We have seen it before. "So we're as ready as we can be".

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said the club will curb their transfer spending in future years after a huge outlay on players during the close season. We were not able with those players to find a solution.

A move for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro has stalled and Manchester City beat them to the post for Danilo from Real Madrid, while Conte has also indicated that it wasn't his decision to sell midfielder Nemanja Matic to Premier League rivals Manchester United. "So, I didn't think twice when I got the proposal from City". "It will not be easy but we travel to win the game".

Shearer feels things are not right behind the scenes at Chelsea for the moment and believes they need at least two to three players to challenge for the title again this season. I'm honest in my job.

"Hopefully next season I will be here and we are not going to spend how we spent this season", Guardiola said Friday on the eve of his side's opening game of the new Premier League season at promoted Brighton and Hove Albion. We have to deal with that and handle that.

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