Before we even get started can we all just acknowledge that Manchester City have the best squad in the Premier League today. Pep Guardiola over the course of three windows has spent over £300million to assemble a title-winning team at the Etihad. Now the Spaniard faces the wonderful problem of having to fit all those players into one flexible system. As Manchester City welcome Everton to the Etihad on Monday, here’s how Pep should line-up his talented squad.
For Manchester City to operate at optimum effectiveness, they must line-up in a 3-1-4-2.
11. GK: Ederson
The highly-rated Manchester City keeper looked like a steady pair of hands in his PL debut against Brighton. Despite only making 3 saves all game, the youngster impressed Pep immensely. Perhaps it was his 76% pass completion rate that impressed the manager the most, as Guardiola is adamant on playing out from the back wherever he goes.