Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists ‘anything can happen’ in the Premier League and says it is too early to make predictions on how the season will unfold.
The champions have started the season in impressive form and currently sit second in the Premier League, two points behind early leaders Liverpool, having won three of their opening four fixtures of the new season.
Despite Man City‘s unbeaten start, and with many tipping it to be a two-horse race between the current top two, Guardiola insists it is far too early to make any kind of predictions, and says the season will now start to take shape as the club prepare to begin their Champions League and League Cup campaigns.
“I’m not a pundit,” Guardiola said at his pre-match press conference.
“Every week there are incredible predictions about what will happen. We have played four games, which is nothing. Now we start the real competition.
“We play Saturday, we travel to Ukraine Monday and play Wednesday, we land Thursday afternoon here and Saturday we have the Premier League and then go to Preston. The next five games, four are away.
“Many things can happen, we have had two terrible injuries with Leroy and Aymeric so we will see.
“It is too early to know what is going to happen. Chelsea, United, Arsenal, Tottenham, Leicester, Everton – anything can happen.”