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Pep reveals how his team will be selected next season

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed what will determine any of his players making his weekly team sheet in the Premier League.

The City manager spoke after his team rounded off their preseason with a comfortable 3-0 win over West Ham in Iceland.

Portuguese playmaker, Bernardo Silva made his first appearance for the club along with new signings Danilo, Kyle Walker and Ederson Moraes.

Despite having a star studded squad already, Guardiola has spent around £200million.

Team selection will now be a major problem for the former Barcelona coach who is hoping to added more players before August 31.

Asked what will inform his team selection in the coming season, the Spaniard said, “They have to convince me this week. I have confidence in them so it’s not about that but i have one week to think about it.

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“I have to see Brighton their qualities and their stadium and I’m going to decide.

“I think we need someone else, something else, a little bit more.

“I never complain in my career as a manager and I was so satisfied with the guys last season.

“The transfer window finishes on August 31, we have time to see what is going on with the people coming and going. We will see.”

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