Bernardo Silva will make immediate Man City impact - Guardiola


"But they said it was a great place to live, with nice people, and that I would enjoy it".

City are seeking to win the first trophy of the Pep Guardiola era this campaign and have recruited extensively during this transfer window.

Bernardo Silva played 50 key passes in Ligue 1 last season. We cancelled just one training session in the States because of the weather. He has to be strong but, of course, his quality is ideal for the way we want to play.

There is the Premier League table as it was, the table as managers, players and fans think it should have been and the version that the analysts tell us it would have ended up as without freakish streaks or oddities. It was a good test for us.

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Swansea boss Paul Clement beat off several other top-flight sides to land Abraham and he expects the move to pay rich dividends as the youngster aims to prove he has a long-term future at Chelsea.

"Hopefully he can get more game time". We have to do that under pressure. The Belgian was injured for most of last season, but is back and, according to himself, feels stronger than ever.

City have formed extremely close ties with the newly-prompted La Liga club, which has already seen Pablo Maffeo, Aleix Garcia and recent Brazilian signing Douglas Luiz join them on loan for the coming season. If not, then we're going to be ready to get the three points. "He's a player of huge potential who is rated very highly here among the coaching staff and his own players", Shakespeare said after Gray impressed for England at the European Under-21 Championships this summer.

"Of course, they played for United, but they said that both clubs are unbelievable and that I would enjoy the Premier League because it's the best league, the stadiums are always full, and people love football".