Man City are favourites to win the Premier League, Gabriel Jesus claims

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It's too soon to say Guardiola had a lucky escape, but Jorginho didn't earn many admirers among his new club's fans with a sloppy display.

"He's a Man City fan, the people love him and he played in pre-season with a lot of courage".

The deadline for the Premier League's transfer window is 18:00 on 9 August, and after that, no side in England will be allowed to buy players, although they will still be allowed to sell footballers to certain other leagues around the world.

Two of Argentina's starting players at the 2018 FIFA World Cup were the stars for their European club team as Sergio AGUERO and Angel DI MARIA both netted twice with Lautaro MARTINEZ giving Inter the win. Aguero finished off a brilliant breakaway move, started by Stones who won the ball brilliantly on the edge of his own area, to make it 2-0 and put the game beyond Chelsea's reach.

Guardiola has been impressed with the shape City's all-time record scorer returned to the club in after the World Cup and believes the Argentinian can hit the ground running when City begin their title defence. Right now. But in 11 months it depends on what they show me on the pitch.

City's 18-year-old midfielder has always been tipped for stardom and Guardiola believes the England Under-17 World Cup victor is on the brink of a breakthrough campaign. "He arrived so sharp, so good", he said.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri Important to start with a trophy
Sarri did not say if permission had been granted, but it is fair to suggest he wants to keep his leading talents happy. He is with us and he is our goalie but I don't know what his future will be. "Always Chelsea is a big rival".

Guardiola was effusive in his praise of Foden post-match, saying: "Phil is part of the team".

"We have the idea to press", the Italian added.

"No, it won't", said Guardiola.

"So, I think it's a long way we have to work".

'For us, it's logical that the teams that will come against us will play against the defending champions, they will want to win anyhow and they will be more motivated to beat us. "Our pre-season until now has been a bit insane I think and so we have to work".

"Maybe we will need some time for this idea to become natural for the players, but we are working on it in training and the response so far has been good".

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