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12 August 2017, 07:01 | Anna Jefferson
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However, City, who start their Premier League campaign at promoted Brighton on Saturday, always meant to give Guardiola time to reload and a pre-season spree has put him in position to get it right this time.
After the 3-0 win over West Ham in Iceland last week, Guardiola thanked the board for securing Bernardo's signature ahead of City's rivals, a clear sign he feels the former Benfica man can have a big impact this season.
"We know from working in pre-season on the training pitch what our game plan is going to be in most games".
City manager Pep Guardiola will be under pressure from the start after strengthening his squad with five new signings in the transfer window, costing the club some $286 million.
"Of course now the full-backs are younger, they have energy in their legs and we are going to use them".
"It started with Real Madrid and Ronaldo going for £80 million and then Bale for £85 million and everything went more expensive". "The market is so demanding for all the teams, not just Manchester City".
A player with an exquisite first touch and eye for a pass, many feel he is tailor-made to excel under Guardiola's guidance, and City's open, attacking brand of football was a major reason he chose to make the move to the Etihad.
"We had one of the oldest teams in the Premier League so we made a decision to put energy in the team for the next five, six years", he said.
Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero were played together at times last season. We were not able with those players to find a solution.
All three have the pace to change defence into attack quickly, something City lacked in the full-back positions last season.
Despite making such significant investments, Guardiola claimed City have actually saved money by getting the majority of their transfer business done earlier in the close season.
Guardiola said: "It is not just us".
"This division is far tougher and we'll certainly need all of the experienced heads around us".
"I like to think I understand the offside rule well enough".
"Pep is right - I love football and I have always loved football", Bernardo said.
The Blues boss believes the Portugal star has an innate understanding of the game - and says his insatiable appetite for football is something he admires. "My friends had helped me to come up with it as a tribute to her", he explained. I think we're in for plenty of goals and a decent City win. "We are going to see at the end of the season what happens, knowing how hard it is".
"I'm very honoured. We speak a lot and I know now that, if I ever have any doubts or questions, I can ask".
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