Guardiola has Man City playing like Barcelona - Toure

Guardiola has Man City playing like Barcelona - Toure

The Catalan manager who is well known for his love of fluid possession oriented brand of football has struggled to replicate this in his first season at the helm of affairs in the English Premier League.

Manchester City now have some of the top young talent in Europe at the disposal of Pep Guardiola, and two of the best youth players in the team have been recognized for their potential to be great players.

"We have spent, yeah, of course, [but] all the teams spend, except maybe Tottenham".

"So we buy three and the market is so demanding right now for all the teams around the world, not just Manchester City". Pep Guardiola has bought well, bought a lot of pace into the team at the back, including Kyle Walker.

"That is why the club was clever to do that because we anticipated what we needed and we tried to do our best, not just for next season but the future".

What isn't clear here is that if this was his opinion or something that he knows is going to happen, but the 32-year-old did reveal that Pep has told him that he will not be used as a full-back again this season, only in his natural central midfield role.

Guardiola will hope goalkeeper Ederson, acquired from Benfica for £34.9 million, is less error prone than Claudio Bravo, whose dismal season was a major factor in City's failed title challenge. A starting eleven filled with experience and youth, with prolific players who can create a goal at any time, City will be the most exciting team to watch in the Premier League as well as the most likely to win the League.

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He suggests that they should acquire a "plan B" to give them "something slightly different" and more of an attacking edge. You know that the last placed team is as very tough opponent as the leader.

"It is a brilliant game for the fans and it is just something to look forward to".

"The teams that arrive, in the first four, five, six games they are so complicated".

Manchester City have spent £156m on new signings this summer but Bloom will go into today's game feeling optimstic of a shock result: "I think it is great as they can only start with 11 of them!"

You should strengthen from the point of strength and, while what Danny Rose is saying is wrong, you need to add that competitive edge.

"I will do my best like I did last season. I'm not going to change the way I want to play". "I know it's a big responsibility considering I have become one of the most expensive goalkeepers". Two City players are on the list, and we've also added the comments from Cox about them.

There were some promising signs last season - an opening salvo of 10 straight wins, a stunning Champions League victory over Barcelona - but City never found any consistent form.

It's the newboys versus the heavyweights as Chris Hughton's team go up against the two-time Premier League champions. "It depends on many other circumstances but we've tried to buy good defenders but also creative players and strikers to score more goals".

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