The former Arsenal forward told Sky Sports: "It's a big gamble what Jose's done with Alexis Sanchez, by going "I want Sanchez". Manchester City, which now sits 15 points clear of the second place United, is the only undefeated team left in the Premier League.
"When Phil wasn't in the team we still played great football and we have still unbelievable players who can score goals - the likes of Mo [Salah], Sadio, Roberto".
Guardiola is pleased to see the high-possession, high-pressing and high-intensity approach he espouses has found popularity elsewhere in the Premier League, complimenting both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on the way they play.
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"I understand completely this question, you make this question, but I am focused on Liverpool", he said.
Sergio Aguero has scored in all six home league matches he has played against Liverpool, but he is yet to score at Anfield.
"The fans are demanding attacking football". "But you know my answer". Liverpool have to defend their whole history. In the 80s they dominated the world and European football.
"All the other three boys are in really good shape".
Jurgen Klopp: "In a football way, we should try to clarify something".
"Of course if you want to achieve something that's good and win titles you have to win these kind of games", Guardiola said. "I think, in two or three weeks he'll be ready and with us". If there is one player that Liverpool need to keep quiet in order to win the game, it is De Bruyne.
"You will always be judged on the result". But when I had the opportunity to join City and work with Pep, it was quite clear that I wanted to come here.
Chelsea take on Leicester in a clash of the past two winners of the Premier League, Spurs host Everton, second-placed Manchester United play Stoke and Arsenal, in sixth spot, travel to Bournemouth. I hope to convince them to follow what I am talking about.