Mourinho makes Man Utd title pledge and hails Matic display

Manchester City's manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Premier League match against West Ham United at the City of Manchester Stadium Lane

I saw him on the TV last season, but it will depend on how he and the other players adjust to the Premier League.

However, the club did win the Europa League and the League Cup, giving the manager a platform of success on which to build.

We put all those questions, and more, to our ambassador Chris Sutton, when we met up with him for a chat ahead of the big kick-off this weekend.

Despite interest from the 20-time English champions, Willian revealed the Premier League winners have rejected any advances from Mourinho's side for the attacker.

"I think Lukaku is going to do well at United, he's given them a different dimension, but you can't look past Harry Kane".

On the return of Ibrahimovic to the squad, the former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss said: "You know he's injured, he needs time to recover, he's not ready to play". I think we have addressed the defensive issues that we had last season and the players Guardiola has brought in are strong and fast. I am happy with the effort the club did and that the club managed to do 75 percent of the work before the Premier League starts and until August 31.

"Going forward, I don't think that there is anyone who can match us because we have so many attacking options and great players".

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The Premier League legend said on BBC Sport: " Chelsea I do sense, there is something brewing there, which isn't nice". Defenders Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo and winger Ashley Young are out with long-term injuries.

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Hernan Crespo, a former Argentina global, knows what it takes to win the title as he won it with the Portuguese tactician in the 2005/06 campaign.

Forster kept the third-most clean sheets in the Premier League last season, and with a generous opening fixture list which sees Southampton play just one of the top eight from last season until November, Forster will do very well.

United will kick off their domestic campaign with a home date against West Ham on Sunday, with it possible that summer signings Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic will make their Premier League debuts for the club.

Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama features prominently for Tottenham, whilst another player of Kenyan descent, Belgium's Divock Origi is attached to Liverpool. Craig Burley feels Pep Guardiola's back may be against the wall if he does not win any trophies with Man City this season.

"I think everybody is in Europe". We need to improve because we ended up a distance away from the top.

The South American winger hailed both Mourinho and the Italian manager, while explaining the differences between Chelsea and United's manager.

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