The Netherlands global defender impressed and scored the victor on debut in the victory over local rivals Everton, but this weekend's meeting with the title favourites could prove too challenging for a player who is still getting to know his new team-mates. Giving us a slender lead for the return fixture in two weeks, at Ashton Gate.
After five games of this season bookmakers were offering 40-1 for City, who have now not lost in 30 games domestically across all competitions and across two seasons, to remain unbeaten in the Premier League. Even in midweek, when City looked lackluster against Bristol City, they still managed to produce a late victor.More news: Euro jumps on European Central Bank minutes; US CPI & retail sales on the horizon
Given the attacking flair of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, there'll be plenty of Liverpool fans claiming Coutinho won't be missed, but the departure of the Reds' star player is sure to make an impact on the side.
Guardiola went on to observe that football journalism in England is consumed by transfer gossip and off-field events when compared to coverage in Spain, which he feels is more focused on match action. I think he is more mature. There is no suggestion that home-grown Kane is agitating for a move, with the club on the verge of moving to a new stadium but Levy sounds confident he can keep the circling sharks at bay. The pair were instrumental in Leicester's 2015-16 title triumph alongside Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez but have both since decamped to Stamford Bridge, where Kante became a title victor again last season.More news: Pokemon Go Adds Surfing Pikachu as Part of Monthly Event
"It is not the first time he goes back".
The boss also said he has no intention of resting Fernandinho and sees no reason why he should. Either way, this is a Liverpool side who are capable of scoring goals in quick succession and it can be the difference between another game without defeat for City and losing for the first time in the Premier League since April 5.More news: Has $70.42 Million Position in Nike Inc (NKE)
"The people there talk more than usual about what is on the pitch".