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Guardiola defends Manchester City's big spending

"It's fantastic. I opened the door for him at some stage because I know it's important for him to play, but I don't want to him to go", Wenger told reporters.

Guardiola, a former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager, has yet to win a trophy since taking charge of City at the start of last season.

"I don't know whether it was lack of concentration or game management". Nevertheless, in recent times, the "gulls" have so far gone to the amendment that, as we see, they will perform in the Premier League this season.

"My experience of being a manager, always the beginning of the season the new ones are the toughest ones", Guardiola added.

"It's not just hope it's convinced that the quality of the team will be better, I have conditions to deliver a better one than the first".

"What would it mean for me to be the Premier League champion?".

Jose Mourinho has warned Manchester United could run into trouble this season unless his midfielders and wingers sharpen up their act in front of goal.

"But we are ambitious enough to say we will work our socks off, we will try everything and make sure it's as uncomfortable as possible for opponents".

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That is a big change from a year ago, when United played only five pre-season matches after a friendly against Manchester City in Beijing was called off.

The 35-year-old, who scored 28 goals for United last season, has been at the club during his rehabilitation and Mourinho said the Swede could feature in the second half of the season.

"But I don't want him to go and in the end he chose to stay and it was one of the days of recent weeks for me because I know how important he is. We are going to see at the end of the season what happens, knowing how hard it is".

Replays showed Mesut Ozil handled the ball in the build-up to the corner that resulted in Ramsey's 83rd-minute equaliser but Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare refused to let his team off the hook.

The arrivals of defender Victor Lindelof, midfielder Nemanja Matic and striker Romelu Lukaku have also improved the squad. However, "citizens" and past year had such a status, but in the end they were forced to fight for a place in the four.

"This time, we are all in the same basket".

Luckily for them, they face an opponent in Leicester who they hold something of an Indian sign over and who boast an even worse record in opening matches, winning just once of their past eight.

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