'It's to try to put them in a better position to win the title'.
"Hopefully next season I will be here and we will not spend how we spent this season", Guardiola told reporters ahead of City's Premier League opener at Brighton on Saturday.
'So we have to disregard most of it, because it's something that we can't affect.
It's going to be a very tough opening game, but we have to play them at some stage.
Man City captain Vincent Kompany: "We had to patient the first half, they were defending well and they had a clear game plan, but we have quality in the team". If he can stay fit throughout the season he will undoubutely help the club keeping more clean sheets along with an improved John Stones (if pre season is anything to go by) and the experienced Otamendi.
Pep Guardiola claims there will be no immediate repeat of this summer's lavish spending at Manchester City.
The Spanish youngster's first-team fate will depend upon whether City manage to sign another forward this summer, as they are still pushing to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Monaco's Kylian Mbappe.
Wozniacki ends Stephens´ run to reach Toronto final
But I think I'm ready, I feel strong enough in my legs. "I just want to give my best, enjoy the match, and try to fight". Wozniacki will play Romania's defending champion Simona Halep or Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina in Sunday's final.
Brighter moon takes sheen off Perseids show
The best time to look up will be after midnight - aka early in the morning of August 13 - when the sky will be darkest. With only a few clouds in the forecast tonight, some of us could see a few meteors streaking across the Valley.
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.
Glenn Murray 6 - Tried to match the hard-running of Hemed but offered no goal threat.
Muric, 18, is also slated to join the travelling party down to the south coast as third-choice goalkeeper, replacing Angus Gunn, who provided cover last season but is now on loan at Norwich.
"Last season it was the same and look what happened".
Anthony Knockaert was directly involved in more league goals than any other Championship midfielder in 2016-17, with 15 goals and eight assists.
As with any side, City will enter the new season full of confidence and fancying their chances of claiming at least one trophy by the end of the season.
"The first game is always complicated", said Guardiola, a title-winner with Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
"In this type of game, when a team defends with ten players, deep, scoring the first goal is so impatient".
Several Premier League clubs are also rumoured to be interested in the 17-year-old former Watford winger.
He has scored in his last six Premier League away games - the record in the division is Robin van Persie's total of nine in 2011.
Miami Marlins Sold To Derek Jeter Backed Group
Specifically, Jeter said he would like to be an owner like the late George Steinbrenner, whom Jeter played under for 16 seasons. Heyman reports that Mas could invest up to $300 million, giving him a significant share within the franchise.
Helicopter crashes near Charlottesville riot
A Virginia State Police helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon near Charlottesville . 'No one on the ground was injured. The helicopter was flying low near homes before it crashed in the woods, neighbors told a reporter with the newspaper.
Heavy rain continues throughout Saturday
The weekend won't bring much of a break, as more scattered rain chances will hold in the forecast through the next few days. After a round of late morning thunderstorms in Northeast Ohio, lingering storms are still possible through this evening.
Mama C's Donuts Link in Ohio Norovirus Outbreak
The restaurant is cooperating with officials and a cleaning crew remains inside the building on Conant Street on Thursday. All had similar symptoms and had eaten food from the shop between August 4 and Tuesday, health department officials said.
Canadian pastor released by North Korea returns home
Freeland said Canada is "working with our global partners to seek a resolution, a de-escalation" in the situation. But she said his release and Canada's stand on North Korea's nuclear program are not linked.
7 rescue workers shot dead in Syria
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the seven volunteers had all been killed by bullets to the head. Although its volunteers work in exclusively rebel-held areas, the group insists it is not partisan.
Reaction to the Sammy Watkins trade
The move continues LA's effort to put 2016 former one overall pick Jared Goff in the best position to succeed possible. Coach Sean McDermott is taking a flier here in the hopes Gaines can rebound. "This was absolutely a we decision".