Watford incredibly take the No3 spot having not lost a single game, to go with five wins and five draws for 20 points.
"It's completely the same, because it's the same manager". I'll do my best. Guardiola received plenty of criticism previous year, but he's a proven victor and in charge of the most talented squad in the Premier League.
And the Catalan insists he will stick to his principles ahead of City's opener against Brighton. All three are excellent players who can cope with the physical demands of Guardiola's system, though it's unclear whether they have the technical quality to step into central midfield like Philip Lahm and David Alaba did to such good effect at Bayern Munich. I think I'm lucky because I used to play under Pep at Barcelona and I know what he wants. We have to deal with that and handle that.
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The dollar index .dxy , which measures the US currency against a basket of other major currencies, fell 0.14 percent. USA stocks opened higher on Friday after suffering their worst single-day losses since mid-May on Thursday.
"It's a wonderful game for the club and supporters, as a first game in the Premier League, but we have to make sure it's a good day for the team as well", said Hughton.
"It's not like going into the unknown; but it will be a tough, challenging season, and they need to make sure they're up for it". "Kyle is so energetic, Mendy is such an energetic player, and Danilo too".
Despite making such significant investments, Guardiola claimed City have actually saved money by getting the majority of their transfer business done earlier in the close season.
The 46-year-old believes the record breaking £200m switch which took Neymar from Barcelona to Paris St Germain has subsequently inflated the market.
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'The club was clever with that because we anticipated what we needed to do, ' he added.
"There will be some tough days, particularly away from home, but we must go into the season with confidence and no fear".
Guardiola's reported desire to bring Alexis Sanchez to the Etihad Stadium and his previously reserved praise of Aguero means the Argentina star's future at City remains a matter of intrigue. "We didn't buy full-backs for five, six years", said Guardiola.
"In the last three games we have scored ten goals against top teams and conceded just one". Losing such a key player would hamper Juergen Klopp's hopes of using his second full season at Anfield to show his upbeat demeanor can be matched with silverware.
City to rein in spending spree: Guardiola
Such expenditure has raised eyebrows in some quarters, but Guardiola insists the expensive revamp of his squad was necessary... I'm starting to wonder why Silva doesn't just buy an MLS franchise and get the whole thing over with.
"My family and I were fortunate enough to travel across seven states, driving over 2,000 miles, following Manchester City on tour (in America) this summer and we had the most fantastic time". I don't know, we're going to ask the doctor because, of course, he was injured for a long time.
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