Pep Guardiola warns squad of complacency ahead of new season

Pep Guardiola warns squad of complacency ahead of new season

Pep Guardiola warns squad of complacency ahead of new season

"If at the end we decide to bring another one, it is because he's a special player, can be a special player for the future, not to have one more player for the number".

And France World Cup winners N'Golo Kante and Olivier Giroud, Belgium trio Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Michy Batshuayi, plus England's Gary Cahill, are yet to return following the World Cup.

"It's the Community Shield, the players know I'll prepare like it was the best final we have to play, so seriously, to try to know as much as possible about Chelsea, right now, and Hudson-Odoi, the new winger - he's so fast", Guardiola said. The midfielder played only 17 games in Spain, mostly as a substitute, but has impressed during pre-season to the extent Guardiola believes he can deputise for Fernandinho.

The manager has confirmed his record £60 million ($78 million) signing is in contention to start the match after he was forced off during last weekend's final match of the U.S. pre-season tour against Bayern Munich.

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"Can we improve? In terms of results in the Premier League, I cannot overcome the numbers of last season".

"Always Chelsea is a big rival".

The two coaches share the same footballing philosophy and met for dinner with former Italy manager Arrigo Sacchi in June, when Guardiola warned him of the perils of English football.

Here, Press Association Sport takes a more in-depth look at the pair ahead of their Wembley showdown.

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The 59-year-old is eager to do well but he acknowledges the size of the task against the Premier League champions. If after winning the title they are thinking "ok.we're really good" that's the moment we start to go down.

"The way he plays, I think will be ideal for English football". We started two and a half weeks ago. "The club wants him to stay and he wants to stay but it depends on the work permit". When asked if Willian would remain at Stamford Bridge, Sarri told Sky Sports: "Yes".

Whether that means, De Bruyne, Sterling, John Stones, Vincent Kompany and the others will have done enough training to face Arsenal in the opening Premier League game of the season on Sunday 12th August remains to be seen.

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