Pep Guardiola insists new signings is not going to have an effect on Man City’s techniques

Manchester City supervisor Pep Guardiola has insisted he is not going to change his techniques to accommodate new signings Erling Haaland, Julian Alvarez and Kalvin Phillips.

City performed to the Premier League title final summer season with no acknowledged striker however now have two on the books in the shape of Haaland and Alvarez, which means Guardiola’s use of a false-nine striker may be over.

While there could also be some minor tweaks, Guardiola was adamant City will look no completely different to earlier years and the brand new faces, together with backup goalkeeper Stefan Ortega, could have to adapt to their form of soccer.

“We won’t change the way we play,” he informed mancity.com. “We will adapt the quality that the players have to be involved in how we play, but we will not change the way we play.

“Why should we change the way we play when we did really well in the last few seasons?

“But we want Erling, Julian and Kalvin, and of course, Stefan, we want the best of them, the best version of them, adapt what you want to play.

“I’m pretty sure it happened. Its [been] only a few days together, but the feeling is really good for all of them.”

Part of City’s previous success was down to the contributions of Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko, all of whom have moved on to pastures new. The former has joined Chelsea and the latter duo have signed for Arsenal, despite Guardiola’s revelation that he wanted to keep all three.

“Everything we have carried out these seasons, with out them it would not have been attainable,” Guardiola stated of the trio.

“Raheem has been the tempo and we’re a workforce that makes all of the passes and he makes this explosion. There is one thing unbelievable, unpredictable [about] his runs in proper, left.

“I noticed how he grew in his ambition to attain, to make an help and [became] extra hungry, and extra, in good phrases, egocentric to say, I need extra objectives. He’s a man who can play each third day, he would by no means get damage. He was nice.

“Oleks came as a boy, from Ukraine, and he went on loan to Holland and came back and we wanted to loan him again, we wanted to sell him again.

“He stated, ‘no, I need to remain.’ He was within the health club when everybody was sleeping and doing further coaching when the coaching session was over, and he stated, ‘my time will come,’ and his time got here, and he was there, he was prepared, and he performed extremely effectively. He’s a top-class participant and we’ll miss him greatly.

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“Gabriel, maybe the nicest person I’ve ever worked with. It was a huge task to be next to and to compete with the legend of this club, Sergio Aguero.

“Sergio Aguero had scored a number of objectives with us. So Gabriel, a younger, younger participant from Brazil, involves compete with him, and he was all the time prepared to just accept all the things.

“He’s the very best ahead/defender I’ve ever discovered to play the three positions. [He] can play 5 minutes, he performs the very best 5 minutes of his life. He performs 90 minutes, he’ll give all the things.

“I had a feeling that in most cases we will miss him, but this is football, this is life, and the successes, all of them, will be our happiness.

“Hopefully they’ll get pleasure from Chelsea, Raheem and Arsenal, Oleks and Gabriel. What we have carried out in these seasons, everybody was there and all three have been necessary.

“It was a privilege for me to be their coach, and I am very fortunate to have these players for the last six seasons to help.”

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