Winning the Premier League title this season will count as Pep Guardiola’s best achievement in England.
That’s according to talkSPORT pundit and former Manchester City player, Trevor Sinclair, who thinks the Spaniard will find it tough-going to hold off a challenge from Romelu Lukaku and Chelsea.
Having signed £100million man Jack Grealish from Aston Villa, key figures responsible for incomings and outgoings at the Etihad Stadium failed in their follow-up pursuit for Harry Kane – who pledged his future to Tottenham in the midst of THE transfer saga this summer.
Fleeting interest in Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo also passed the Premier League champions by.
City have gone ‘goals galore’ in their opening two home matches, but Sinclair believes a fourth title victory in five seasons would rank at the very top for Guardiola – considering all of the above factors.
Speaking on talkSPORT this morning, he said: “I said this at the beginning. I said if Manchester City don’t get in a striker – a top striker like Harry Kane or [Romelu] Lukaku before he went to Chelsea, or Messi – I think Chelsea win the league and I’ve not changed that.
“Actually, I feel, if Manchester City win the league this season without buying a striker, it enhances Pep Guardiola’s reputation. If he wins the league again after all the teams around him strengthened as they have, I think that’s going to be Pep Guardiola’s best ever Premier League win.”
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