'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.
Lonzo Ball chimes in on LeBron vs Kobe debate
Ball has an 80 rating in the game, which is the exact same as No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz of the Philadelphia 76ers. Speculation has swelled about the shoes Ball will wear while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers this season.
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.
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.
Sir Mo Farah emotional as track career nears the end
Always a fan favorite, Bolt maintained his Hollywood smile as he jogged around the track following the race, Jamaican flag in tow. In fact, Bolt is favored to run in both the morning heats and the final , according to Reuters and the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper.
Dow plummets 205pts as Trump inflames Korea tension
The US military's options are "locked and loaded", Trump said on Friday in a warning to North Korea if it chose to "act unwisely". In bond markets, 10-year US Treasuries and Germany's ultra-safe government bonds were trading at their highest prices since June.
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.
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".
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.
30 children die in 48 hours in Gorakhpur hospital
Opposition parties were raising the issue as the government was shying away from its responsibilities, he said . Immediate action has been demanded by her against all those responsible for the very bad incident.