Pep Guardiola delivers his verdict on Liverpool's summer transfer business

Tanya Simon
July 26, 2018

According to the total % of bets made in recent weeks, the Reds will lift the title at Anfield after their final Premier League fixture against Wolves on May 12.

After being introduced at half-time at the MetLife Stadium, Mane impressed and crowned his comeback by coolly slotting home a 94th-minute penalty to complete a turnaround that started when Mohamed Salah equalised Leroy Sane's opener.

"When we chose to extend the contract, first of all I am comfortable, the second one is the club trust what we are doing", said Guardiola.

City face Liverpool in the International Champions Cup in New Jersey in the early hours of Thursday morning with Guardiola expecting Jürgen Klopp's team to deliver a sustained challenge for next season's title.

Guardiola was speaking ahead of his side's second match of their United States pre-season tour, tonight's International Champions Cup clash against Liverpool.

Salah, who scored 44 goals for Liverpool in his first season at the club previous year, is pencilled in to make his first preseason appearance in Wednesday's International Champions Cup clash with Manchester City at MetLife Stadium.

But with Klopp adding Stoke winger Xherdan Shaqiri to his attacking options this summer, alongside Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, he insists there is no pressure or expectancy on the Egyptian to repeat last season's goal scoring feats.

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"But we are not going to break any records in the Premier League any more, it is impossible, nearly impossible". Maybe, maybe not, we will see.

Guardiola said: "They are contenders to win the title and they will be in the future with their history".

If you look at other end of the table, not one of the newly promoted sides feature, but Chris Hughton's Brighton will suffer relegation alongside Watford and Bournemouth.

Both clubs possess the best attacks in England, and possibly Europe, making them the heavy favorites to contend for the PL.

"But the family is happy living in Manchester, my experiences of the Premier League are good".

"We are going to adapt, simple as that".

"If we are not able to be consistent and be there to win the title. football trainers are always in a risky position". I have a young team and I am comfortable working with them.

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