“His style of play is maybe a bit different to what we’ve done in the past. But that is normal every time you work under a new manager with their own ideas. You have to work hard.”
Guardiola, meanwhile, has continued his Etihad revolution by appointing Dr Eduardo Mauri as head of the club’s medical staff.
Mauri, who played for Espanyol before retiring to start his doctor training, will be the man charged with getting crocked captain Vincent Kompany back to full fitness following several seasons of serious injury problems.