Aguero on target as Man City down promoted Brighton

Aguero on target as Man City down promoted Brighton

However, other teams have also gone on a recruitment drive over the past two months and look to add a few more before the summer transfer window closes on Aug 31 in hopes of strengthening their final league standing by May next year. Let the games begin and may the best team wins!

"It's a very disappointed changing room, which shows it means something to them and shows they know that for 70 minutes we were very much in the game".

"We have spent, of course, but all the teams have spent", he continued.

"We have Fernandinho, Ilkay Gundogan is coming back, with Kevin De Bruyne, with David Silva, with Raheem Sterling, who can play in that position". After that (opening winning run), Chelsea killed us. "I sat here after the Sunderland game and you said: "You are the favourites, you are the most lovely, the most handsome, and nicest guys in the League".

"I was confident then too".

After claiming second place in the Championship last season, the Seagulls welcomed City to the Amex Stadium for the curtain raiser they had all been waiting for.

"Going forward, I don't think that there is anyone who can match us because we have so many attacking options and great players".

"After the first one it was a little bit easier but the first game is always a little bit complicated".

"The manager [Chris Hughton] is top, and they have the qualities in their players", Guardiola said.

She writes: "For Brighton & Hove Albion, this was one of those scenarios when the age-old saying about sport's value being in the taking part rang true".

But the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss expects even better from City once his new players get used to the tempo of the Premier League.

"All of them are going to play". I am backing him to deliver this time around, though.

"I want to continue with what we did in the last three games of pre-season", said Guardiola.

There have been five major new signings in Ederson, Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker, Bernardo Silva and Danilo, and further additions have not been ruled out.