Man City still look more than capable of going on to secure a second consecutive title victory with Guardiola, but their little shows of weakness might give the others in the chasing pack a slight bit of hope of overtaking them in the long run.
"[Winning] 3-0 is a good result, but we create a lot of chances to score five, six, seven goals, so we have to be more clinical, because goal difference is important", Guardiola said.
The Spanish midfielder admits that he has one club that he still wants to play for before he hangs up his boots and he could well head there when his final City contract comes to an end.
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Still, this was not the kind of breathtaking performance that he put in regularly last season, and indeed it was Bernardo Silva, without either a goal or assist, who shone brightest.
"I would like to play [manage] in a World Cup and a European Championship".
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The 32-year-old has 345 City appearances to his name in all competitions and was an integral part of their three title wins since 2012, securing his place as a club legend. That's where I was brought up and I really hope he can have the same opportunities as I've had.
Sane, who was voted the Premier League's best young player by his fellow professionals last season, only amassed 29 minutes of action in City's first three games of this campaign.
The Abu Dhabi sheikh has written that his ambition for City remains high in an open letter to supporters to mark the 10th anniversary of his takeover of the club.
"I don't know about the salaries or the wages, it's the business of the club", Guardiola said.
"They had called me since December asking me to play for them, I asked myself which team loved me and I came up with the conclusion that Manchester City loved me so I should go there".
"But we can not forget that sometimes these kind of things happen, he's 22 years old and these kind of things, a little bit up and down, happen at his age, and he has to realise himself as a professional what he has to do".