The Premier League this season closes early with the window closing on August 9 following an agreement by member sides to close the window on the eve of the new season.
But the glaring difference in the United States is that so many of City's first team were missing.
Guardiola took a season to adjust to life in England, but secured both the league title and the EFL Cup in 2017-18, and Mahrez has already been impressed by the Spaniard during their short time working together in training. The club added attacking midfielder Riyad Mahrez this summer and didn't have any notable departures others than Yaya Toure.
On Liverpool's summer spending spree, Guardiola added: 'If they believe it's the best for them, it's ideal for them. They had a great year last season without achieving anything.
The London clubs are expected to battle for fourth place with Chelsea, who have a new manager in Maurizio Sarri, listed at 12/1 and Tottenham, who bring back mostly the same roster, at 16/1.
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"He played with me in Monaco and he's a really good guy".
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Guardiola masterminded a record points haul in the English top flight last season, with 100, finishing the campaign 19 clear of second-placed Man United. "They are certainly the favourites to lift the Premier League this season".
"Manchester City were so dominant so you wonder whether they can carry on going", McManaman said.
"I'm not concerned about what one of us said one day, the circumstances change".
"They are contenders to win the title, Liverpool are always a contender because of the history they have".
Do you agree with Steve McManaman's top four?
"We lost the distance between the defenders and the midfielders, but we know we have to work".