"If you see in the first games [last season] against Sunderland and especially against Steaua Bucharest, between last season and now, it's completely the same".
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.
They return to the fray this weekend having spent around £200 million ($261 million, 221.3 million euros) on players and Guardiola believes an exciting new team is taking shape.
"We finished the contracts of five or six players and in the last six or seven years Manchester City didn't buy full-backs, so we had to buy full-backs".
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The Argentinian bagged 20 league goals in 31 appearances last season, winning Guardiola over with some stunning late form, while Dunk was named in the Championship team of the year.
Arguably the best goalie in the Premier League and in the world, it is easy to see why the Manchester United player is the most picked player in his position.
City kick-start their campaign at the South-East away to new-comers Brighton & Hove Albion. You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
"We know from working in preseason on the training pitch what our game plan is going to be in most 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. I backed them last season when I think the players struggled to buy into it.
Guardiola seemed unprepared for the rude physicality of English Football and was derided for saying he was "not a coach for the tackles" after a one-sided 4-2 defeat at Leicester City. I feel the same pressure at Barcelona when I arrived.
It's the newboys versus the heavyweights as Chris Hughton's team go up against the two-time Premier League champions. "Players here now are so young and will stay for the future".
"We need something more, a little something extra" - Pep Guardiola, after the West Ham friendly.
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