But we should probably at least make the effort, every now and then, to at least remind ourselves that Burnley and Huddersfield do actually exist. You could argue that they have paid over the odds for Benjamin Mendy and Kyle Walker, but they have done it to get the business done, to get the players working with Guardiola, because I think he knows he can't have a season like last year.
"It's understandable that for the history of this club and our first game in the Premier League that it was going to be a big occasion". Everything is like (what) I was dreaming in my head. "They have to deliver and kill teams off", added the Sky Sports pundit.
Left-back Aaron Cresswell and captain Mark Noble are expected to shake off injuries, but Cheikhou Kouyate, Manuel Lanzini, Michail Antonio, Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho are all sidelined.
"Chelsea are weaker than last season - no Diego Costa, no Matic - and I'm concerned for them". The Etihad outfit are in the midst of a squad overhaul of sorts and have witnessed huge change in personnel and Busquets appears to be the latest one to be in Guardiola's radar.
The Belgian, who was only able to play 15 games during last season, is still City's best centre-back and his leadership will be vital to ensuring John Stones' form does not collapse again.
The manager confirmed that the Manchester club is in talks to re-sign striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is recovering from a knee ligament injury.
Adding Vincent Kompany and Nathan Ake to those three attackers, here we examine five players to watch out for in the Premier League this season. For the third time in four years, the Gunners won the F.A. Cup, then opened the next season with a victory in the Community Shield match.
The Portuguese tactician was pictured returning to the hotel, his Manchester base, after United's training session on Saturday at the AON training complex in Carrington.
He told Goal.com: "There were a few conversations with my agent". Hands up if you could speak for two minutes on the merits and deficiencies of top flight newcomers Brighton? But it is unlikely to come this season, particularly if they are unable to hold on to Coutinho.
17 - Watford - Having acquired a new manager in the summer, Watford FC will manage to survive the drop, only just.
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Since then, Bolt went on to win many gold medals, made and broke records, and gained the status of a greatest-of-all-time (GOAT). Usain Bolt hugs Justin Gatlin after the American won the 100m final at the World Athletics Championships in London .
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Perhaps we've got to ensure that all our players give their all and hope that City are off-colour, but it can happen that way. Zlatan Ibrahimovic got 17 as part of 28 in all competitions before his campaign was ended early by a knee ligament injury.
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We've seen it with Nathan Ake, who scored a late victor against Liverpool last season to help Bournemouth to a 4-3 victory. So at the other end is where they will have to somehow try to stop the Blues. " Burnley are a really good team".
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The solar filters, which must meet the worldwide standard ISO 12312-2, are used in eclipse glasses and hand-held filters. The app maker suggests you can instead use the filter in the app, and your smartphone camera to look up at the sun.
Bolt's Jamaica & GB through to 4x100m relay final
Not only has Bolt created Olympic and athletics records, he has equally redeemed the sport from its numerous doping scandals. It's too bad that, far from being the fun and lovable guy Bolt always was, Lewis was always an arrogant and surly jerk.
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That tally was only bettered by Harry Kane , Alexis Sanchez and Lukaku. Spurs (nine) and United (12) came out best in that category. Away, that record drops to 39 scored and 17 conceded.