Guardiola: The Premier League this season will be more difficult

LONDON: The manager Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola said English Premier League champions have to work hard and perform well since the start of the season, after minor differences have decided the title title in recent years. City will begin defending their title next Sunday at London’s West Ham United. City won the Premier League title one point ahead of rival Liverpool last season and also in the 2018-2019 season. Guardiola said any stumbling block could lead any team out of the title race by November, when the tournament will be suspended to make way for the World Cup finals. in Qatar. In a press conference on Friday before City’s clash with West Ham United, Guardiola said: “I feel that each time this season will be more difficult … I don’t think this season will be more difficult, but it is.” improving and the coaches are very motivated, so the Premier League is the best, “added the Spanish coach. And”in (questyear) there are two seasons. One before the World Cup. We have won the Premier League twice by one point and we know we can win 12 or 14 games in a row and Liverpool can too. You have to be good from the start. “City want to sign a left defender after Oleksandr Zinchenko leaves for Arsenal, but until then Guardiola has to use what he has.” We have Joao Cancelo and Nathan Ake who can play too. in that position and we’ll see, “said the veteran coach. We still have time until the end of the month.” Defender Aymeric Laporte, 28, will miss Sunday’s game after undergoing knee surgery. I hope Bernardo Silva stays with City, but I don’t know what will happen Guardiola has expressed his wish for Portuguese international Bernardo Silva to remain with the team, but he stressed that he does not know what will happen. And there has been speculation that Barcelona would try to include Silva this summer, but without the club Spanish had so far made an official offer. Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko left Manchester City this summer. Guardiola said on the sidelines of the press conference for Manchester City’s game against West Ham United, his host, on Sunday at the start of the campaign to defend the Premier League title: “I have said several times, I was very happy to coach the guys, it was very nice, I felt comfortable working with Olix, Rahim and Gabriel, fantastic characters. He helped us achieve what we have achieved. ” He added: “Sometimes it depends on the clubsometimes by the player and sometimes by the agent in business, and sometimes you have to share your path. “” The player’s desire is the most important in particular, of course I would like Bernardo to continue here, he is an exceptional player for us, but I don’t know what will happen. ” has a desire, I will not be the one standing in front of people’s desire. “He continued:” I want the best from the player, I want Bernardo to stay here 100%, he is an important player for me, he is exceptional for me, I don’t know what will happen, Manchester City, as far as I know, have not received a offer, and the same goes for last season. “Guardiola concluded by saying:” Bernardo is ready and is training very well and is ready for Sunday’s match. “(agencies)