Manchester City are getting used to Guardiola's philosophy, says Yaya Toure

Stephen Ward right celebrates after netting Burnley's second

Stephen Ward right celebrates after netting Burnley's second

Pep Guardiola has praised the speed of Manchester City's summer transfer activity.

After under-performing last season, City are genuine title contenders, with many tipping Guardolia's outfit to lift the trophy at the end of the season on the back of some impressive-looking activity in the transfer market.

Guardiola looks set to hand the youngster his Premier League debut on Saturday as the Citizens travel to Brighton for the opening weekend of the new season. I think if Liverpool could get a out-and-out centre-forward then we could push for the title.

Last season was the first time in his managerial career that he finished a campaign without having added at least one trophy to his collection. Ederson made 27 appearances in the Portuguese League and only conceded 12 goals. "Kyle is so energetic, Mendy is such an energetic player, and Danilo too". "Players here now are so young and will stay for the future".

This should also be the season for John Stones, who certainly didn't do what he was bought to do last season. Mendy and Walker's numbers are similar when they are attacking, as Mendy averages 1.5 dribbles and 1 key pass per game, while Walker averages 1.1 dribbles and 1.2 key passes per game.

City have been installed as Sky Bet's 7/4 favourites for the title followed by champions Chelsea alongside Manchester United at 7/2 apiece, while Burnley join the top-flight's new boys as the relegation favourites.

Manchester City now have some of the top young talent in Europe at the disposal of Pep Guardiola, and two of the best youth players in the team have been recognized for their potential to be great players. These tactics have brought Guardiola great success over the years, but in preseason this summer Guardiola has employed a three in the back tactic.

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The formation allows an extra man in midfield, which has proved to City's advantage in warm-up victories over Tottenham, Real Madrid and West Ham.

Also worth noting that Burnley's away record last season was terrible, and their first five away games are at Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool, Everton and Manchester City, so it will be neon impossible to keep clean sheets in these games. I've always gone for Aguero and I'd love to back him at 7/1 but I don't know whether he's going to play or whether Jesus is, so I'll go with the tried and tested.

From goalkeeper to forwards Manchester City have the best squad in England, as some of their backups could start for a top six side in England.

"Sergio Aguero is a high-quality player", Gabriel told The Daily Mail on Friday.

City would still have top talents on the bench if this starting eleven was occupied, with Nicolás Otamendi, Danilo, Ilkay Gündoğan, Raheem Sterling, and new signing Bernardo Silva all as impact subs.

"Buying from the same league is more hard". For City it's just trying to gel everyone together, understand the tactics, and avoid injuries.

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