Erling Haaland has ended speculation around his future by joining Manchester City on a five-year contract.
The defender was injured in a Champions League tie against Atletico Madrid
The boss has compared his team’s title run-in to a tennis player serving to win a tournament.
JACK GAUGHAN: Guardiola revealed that he had not spoken to his players following the bruising 6-5 defeat by Real Madrid in the semi-finals and plans to address them on Saturday.
City remain one point clear of Liverpool at summitGuardiola feels his side will need perfect run-in to triumphPep Guardiola reminded Manchester City that the Premier League title is “in our hands” after they emerged from a potentially difficult assignment at Leeds with a 4-0 win that keeps them a point ahead of Liverpool.
JACK GAUGHAN AT ELLAND ROAD: City went back to the top of the table after beating Leeds as Pep Guardiola praised his side for their togetherness in the title run-in.
City have already added striker Erling Haaland to the ranks of their world-class players for next season, but Guardiola is looking for even more as he closes in on the Premier League title.
Aymeric Laporte and Fernandinho are doubts for the West Ham game, with John Stones, Ruben Dias and Kyle Walker ruled out and Nathan Ake not fully fit.
The Premier League leaders take on Newcastle just days after Real Madrid dumped them out of the Champions League with a stunning fightback.
The Spanish giants won the semi-final 6-5 on aggregate to set up a meeting with Liverpool in the final.
Guardiola’s side won 4-0 at Leeds on Saturday to regain top spot, which the Reds had taken up earlier in the day with victory at Newcastle
With a seemingly bottomless war chest at his disposal, the surprise Pep Guardiola is looking to Marc Cucurella to fill in the missing pieces of his star-studded squad is understandable.