"Guardiola has given the distinct impression that he is not wildly impressed with English football culture, nearly an air of disdain at times, and behind the scenes City have seen him be intense, irritable and demanding", says Matt Dickinson of The Times.
Brighton and Hove Albion's last home game in the top division of English football was against City in 1983.
"With all respect to the players, last season we were one of the oldest teams in the Premier League".
"So although it will be hard to get a point or three against Manchester City, it's not impossible". But, as shown by the recent match of "Brighton" against "Atletico", "seagulls" also look good in the attack.
101 Great Goals prediction: 3-1 to the Sky Blues.
Last season was the first time in his managerial career that he finished a campaign without having added at least one trophy to his collection.
"Keep doing what we've done in the last three games and it should be exciting".
Benjamin Mendy arrived in Manchester with a thigh injury and he's likely to have a wait a few weeks for his Premier League debut.
What To Expect: Since winning entry to the top tier they've set about strengthening their squad with ten new players moving to the club, including Aaron Mooy, Tom Ince and Steve Mounie. He said that as of now I'm going to have more options in the build-up, to play both short and long balls. "He was the best player I ever saw".
"Well, to be honest I'm not sure that I'm going to be able to convince him [to join City]", Jesus told the Daily Mail.
But Ederson says he has been given plenty of freedom in his role and insists he doesn't feel any extra pressure from the transfer fee City paid.
Gabriel made an immediate splash upon arriving from Palmeiras in January, scoring three goals in his first two Premier League starts and pushing the Argentina worldwide to the bench.
"But I just needed to take this decision for my body".
Huddersfield, Swansea, West Ham and Newcastle all face tough finishes to the league this year too - something that could conceivably mean relegation for any of these teams should they find themselves languishing near the bottom of the table in the Spring.
So far this summer Guardiola has spent a further £210m on five new players - including more than half of that amount on three new defenders - but he has vowed that in future transfer windows, the club will only bring in "one, two, maybe three players".