Guardiola also prioritised restructuring his defence, but his emphasis was on fullbacks where he said he needed four signings in that department.
However, City, who start their Premier League campaign at promoted Brighton on Saturday, always meant to give Guardiola time to reload and a pre-season spree has put him in position to get it right this time.
"So we have to disregard most of it, because it's something that we can't affect", he said on Friday.
"We have spent, of course, but all the teams have spent", he continued.
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The points were wrapped up with 15 minutes remaining when Fernandinho's cross was turned in by Dunk, but Chris Hughton will take some positives from his team's first game in the Premier League.
In the new millennium, Brighton played against Manchester City only once.
"In this type of game, when a team defends with ten players, deep, scoring the first goal is so impatient".
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"City have the squad, all the players, if he can not get the team over the line serious questions will be asked". He looked good in preseason and is poised for a big year.
"We had chances in the first minutes".
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"City too were beset with problems in those dark days. The one time we got stretched, they capitalised on it".
The party atmosphere at Amex Stadium never suffered, although Brighton registered just a single shot in an opening half that saw one of the entertainers of last season's Championship season display a steelier side.
City kick-start their campaign at the South-East away to new-comers Brighton & Hove Albion. "In tumultuous circumstances, Luton pulled off the great escape with an infamous 84th minute victor from Radomir Antic, thus relegating City alongside Brighton". After Conte took the premier league by storm last season with his 3 at the back, a lot of English clubs have slowly switched to this system.
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High activity in the transfer market led to the fact that now it is "Manchester City" is considered the main candidate for victory in the League.
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Commenting on the issue, Kim highlighted that the time has come for the U.S. and North Korea to meet at the negotiating table. The United States has been threatened via a direct threat to Guam , which isn't just a host for Air Force and Navy bases.