EPL: Guardiola urges Man City players to build on winning form

Manchester City FC manager, Pep Guardiola praised his squad’s commitment after bouncing back from a shaky start to their Premier League season with three successive wins.

Title Holders City suffered an opening day defeat at Tottenham Hotspur but responded with wins over Norwich City, Arsenal and Leicester City to move up to fourth.

Guardiola, who has guided City to three league titles since taking over in 2016, said his squad had to build on their winning form and continue to push hard in training.

“The last three weeks was so good,’’ Guardiola said. The way we trained was a little bit of a surprise after what we achieved last season.

“The commitment of everyone was excellent. That’s why we trained really well and the results against Arsenal, Norwich and Leicester proved that.

“Hopefully, we can continue with this mentality and raise the standards through the training sessions. That’s the key point.’’

Man City FC, which lost to Chelsea FC in last season’s Champions League final, host RB Leipzig in their opening group stage match of Europe’s elite club competition on Wednesday.

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