The Blues have won four of the last five Premier League titles playing their possession-heavy football but the squad has undergone considerable surgery this summer with five members of the first-team squad departing and four coming in. Among the new arrivals is Erling Haaland, one of the best No.9s in the world coming into a side that have shown how to achieve success without a conventional striker.
While the manager wants to get the best out of each signing, he appeared to downplay any suggestion that they could change the way that the team plays.
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Were going to adapt the quality that the players have to be involved in the way we play, but we are not going to change the way we play,” Guardiola told club media. Why should we change the way we play when we did really quite well in these last seasons?
But we want Erling, Julian and Kalvin, and of course, Stefan, we want the best of them, the best version of them, adapting what you want to play. Im pretty sure its happened. Its [been] just a few days together, but the feeling is really good for all of them.
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