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Brighton v Manchester City - How do the teams compare?

Brighton v Manchester City - How do the teams compare?

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has confirmed that he is facing injury issues ahead of their Premier League opener.

But the former Benfica player is adamant he remains "calm and ready to help my team" despite his new price-tag.

These three full backs will be a huge upgrade from City's full backs last season and will add a huge attacking force and the speed to track back in defense. "I am still getting to know my team-mates, but it has been very good so far and I am looking forward to the season". It doesn't make an influence on me, maybe for others it does. Let's see if Pep Ball will work against the new boys of the Premier League in what promises to be a tough match-up.

He believes that night was a crucial juncture in his career and one of the main reasons he is now a City player.

"Of course [Guardiola being in charge] had an influence on me". Guardiola is one of the best managers in the world. I am very thankful for them, I came from the youth section and had really great years there.

"He's learning all the time, and I don't think anybody can dispute what a brilliant manager he is", said Hughton of Guardiola.

The first all Premier League clash in the country belonged to the Manchester club, with goals from Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Agüero and Raheem Sterling giving them a comfortable 3-0 victory and they will be hopeful to take that form into the start of the league campaign.

Guardiola has strengthened his defence this summer, bringing in three younger full-backs in Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy and Danilo, and a new goalkeeper in Ederson - as well as signing midfielder Bernardo Silva.

"I'm here to score goals and be the focal point of the team", Lukaku said.

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The Seagulls have won their opening league fixture just once in the last five seasons (D1, L3).

"At Manchester United, we play to win and that's the mentality when I get on the pitch".

The Seagulls splashed out £10 million on experienced PSV midfielder Davy Propper, while they've agreed a £16 million, club record deal for 25-year-old Colombian worldwide winger Jose Izquierdo.

Hughton has insisted Brighton must ignore any gulf in financial clout however, citing Burnley and Bournemouth as examples of how to carve out a Premier League niche on a budget.

"We did it earlier and we are lucky because it would be more expensive now", said the Catalan.

"We probably have to concentrate on the levels that we can affect".

With Man City spending around £202m on first team players and an astonishing £159m spent exclusively on defenders and goalkeepers, it would appear that Pep Guardiola finally has the right back line and goalie at City.

The trip to the coast will be start to what is expected to be a season of pressure for Manchester City, as they head to the AMEX Stadium with many of people expecting the Citizens to begin their title charge tonight.


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