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Everybody knows that Guardiola's game big time depends on full backs so it's no wonder that City spent nearly £150m on Kyle Walker, Benjamind Mendy and Danilo, while other two signings are potent midfielder Bernardo Silva and Primeira Liga's best goalkeeper Ederson.

City had one of the oldest squads in the Premier League last season with an average age of 28.9 years.

As the Seagulls prepare to host City on Saturday afternoon, Hughton has insisted his men must ignore any gulf in financial clout, citing Burnley and Bournemouth as examples of how to carve out a Premier League niche on a budget.

Bernardo was part of the Monaco side that knocked City out of the Champions League at the last-16 phase of last season's competition.

Brighton knocked City out of the League Cup on penalties in 2008 following a 2-2 draw at the Withdean Stadium.

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 decided to make the move to the Etihad.

Guardiola hopes to have put his goalkeeping problems to bed as well, having reacted to Claudio Bravo's travails by bringing in Brazil goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica in a £35 million deal. John Stones is young.

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Pep Guardiola has been known for his 4-3-3 possession dominant tactic at the likes of Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and Man City last season, where the two full backs support and attack and the defensive midfielder covers for the two center backs. But the solution is not changing players every season.

Manchester City were better than Real Madrid, Tottenham and West Ham in the pre-season, while their only defeat came against their city rival - Manchester United.

"I like the way the team plays, the coach, all the players, and I wanted to come here and learn from them and become a better player".

City players also have had another season and preseason to work on and adapt to life under Pep and adjust to his tactics. When I am not playing or training, I watch football all the time. Manchester City have spent more this summer on full-backs alone than it cost to build the Amex! The group of players are going to stay here for a long time.

City would still have top talents on the bench if this starting eleven was occupied, with Nicolás Otamendi, Danilo, Ilkay Gündoğan, Raheem Sterling, and new signing Bernardo Silva all as impact subs. Only one of the last eight teams debuting in the Premier League has lost their opening home match (Bournemouth in 2015). For City it's just trying to gel everyone together, understand the tactics, and avoid injuries.

"If you see in the first games [last season] against Sunderland and especially against Steaua Bucharest, between last season and now, it's completely the same".

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