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"When I listen, when I read, not much but sometimes I do, is hard to believe that we finished second, because you are capable of making people that finish second look like they were relegated, and people who win nothing, finish below us, and you make them look like serial winners".

Fresh from last season's record points and goal haul, Sane accepts that winning back to back Premier League titles will be a tough ask, but under Pep Guardiola, he and City are improving, and determined to continue their extraordinary level.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will hope his squad - despite claiming to not have made enough signings during the transfer window - can raise their game and look to quieten down the noisy neighbours.

A week after being swatted aside by Manchester City in the Community Shield, Chelsea beat Huddersfield 3-0 in Maurizio Sarri's first league match in charge.

"The team played as a team", Mourinho said.

As for United, well, I'm unsure that all is well in the camp at Old Trafford; I really don't feel the team and players are totally behind the manager.

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However there were a few clubs hell bent on making sure Jim White could say the words "we're just hearing" with promoted sides Wolves and Fulham amongst the few who did anything of interest, and that was a theme of the whole window.

Antonio Valencia and midfielders Nemanja Matic and Andre Herrera are among those absent for the Premier League opener against Leicester on Friday (20:00 BST).

Spurs had nine players in Russian Federation until the final weekend and they only returned to training on Monday, with the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Jan Vertonghen and Hugo Lloris having differing levels of fitness.

"Because it is very important their feeling and to understand how they think they can help or not help".

Alisson, Fabinho, Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri all arrived before the end of July, with Jurgen Klopp eager to work with his full squad throughout pre-season. He is a boy I took last season from Brazil and we did everything to bring him to this club too.

Mourinho's side have also looked at, among others, the likes of Jose Gimenez, Milan Skriniar and Kalidou Koulibaly over a summer that has seen some Premier League rivals strengthen notably.

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