Pep Guardiola is reportedly eyeing a reunion with Sergio Busquets

La Liga club initiate talks to sign Manchester City playmaker David ...

La Liga club initiate talks to sign Manchester City playmaker David ...

Since then, Busquets has gone on to win a stack-load of honours with the Blaugrana, and establish himself as one of the only true world class holding midfielders in the process. But Toure insists that City are ready to put that right this season - and by winning in a style that their manager demands. We can play good and we can win games.

"To try to develop things that we normally don't do and in this moment there are so many teams playing with three in the back and wing-backs that probably sometimes we have to play that way".

We would like you to name the 18 different people who are the only players from their country who have won a Premier League title.

"Going to the Champions League in September, if we don't get Real Madrid we can get another of the top teams in Europe, one of the champions of the best leagues and I think this, this Super Cup was a really good experience for us".

While City shimmered in attack, they frequently looked vulnerable in defence and resculpting the back four has been Guardiola's main priority. "But now the core of the team are used to it and the incoming players need to adapt quick because this year is going to be tough". Guardiola has taken a scalpel to the ageing squad he inherited from Manuel Pellegrini.

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And City still hope to take their summer sales through the £100million barrier by finding buyers for Samir Nasri, Eliaquim Mangala and Wilfried Bony.

Full-backs Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy and Danilo have been signed at a cost of £120million.

"But it's still pre-season for him".

PL25 week here on Balls.ie and the countdown to the start of the 26th Premier League season are both coming to an end tomorrow.

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