Guardiola says repeat of record-breaking season 'impossible'

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City boss Pep Guardiola said he could sympathise with Klopp's decision to spend big in new arrivals, with their rivals splashing the cash ahead of the new campaign.

The have also added Naby Keita and Fabinho to the midfield and boosted their attacking options with the signing of Swiss winger Xherdan Shaqiri.

Guardiola knows all about heavy spending, having already laid out just over £500 million on new players since taking over at the Etihad in the summer of 2016.

The City forward, who was a key member of Guardiola's Premier League title-winning side last season, was left stunned by Germany coach Joachim Low's decision to omit him from the squad for the tournament in Russian Federation.

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The men in green finished the tournament in some style, defeating Australia 24-14 in the Challenge Trophy final in San Francisco. France's reward for their upset of Australia is a meeting with mighty New Zealand on Saturday in the last eight.

However, following Chelsea's managerial appointment of Italian tactician Maurizio Sarri, Sane believes they're the biggest threat to City in the new season.

"I am confident we can build on last season".

Manchester City romped past the competition in the previous season to lift their maiden Premier League trophy under Pep Guardiola.

The kit has been launched by Manchester City players alongside four participants from the City in the Community programme in NY. I'm not going to judge what the others are doing.

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City face Liverpool in the International Champions Cup in New Jersey in the early hours of Thursday morning with Guardiola expecting Jürgen Klopp's team to deliver a sustained challenge for next season's title. "We've trained good. We've been working very hard".

"Players will not have to play all the games during the season and can have some recovery".

"We are not going to break any more records in the Premier League, it is impossible it is nearly impossible", Guardiola said Tuesday ahead of his team's International Champions Cup friendly with Liverpool in New Jersey today. He's a top, top player.

"It's really good so far, it's really good", he said. "We have a good squad, we can handle players in different positions, we'll see if we decide to buy one player or wait".

Meant no disrespect to Trump, says official
The comments came up in a discussion of Trump's controversial appearance with Putin after a summit in Helsinki. The White House went on to say the president was discussing the possibility with his team.

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