"I think there was one defensive mistake, and probably the linesman could have helped him and given a free-kick against Leicester". To keep our best players was our objective and goal and we have achieved that - at the moment, we will see what happens in the next 20 days in Europe.
Despite no new arrivals for the first season at their brand new stadium, Pochettino feels they can still go on to do great things this term.
Premier League clubs' net player transfer expenditure to 9 August was £865m, well in excess of the £665m for the summer 2017 transfer window.
But as we know opening day games are never simple, often provide shocks, always unpredictable and most definitely full of incident.
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City will make late checks on Aymeric Laporte and Benjamin Mendy after they picked up knocks during the Community Shield win over Chelsea last weekend but both players are expected to be passed fit.
Alisson came to pre-season training later than the main group because of his involvement in the World Cup and has played just two friendlies against Napoli and Torino in the last six days.
It's just three weeks since the World Cup final and Premier League football has already forced its way kicking and screaming back into our lives. I'm not resting on this. "I want to win as much as I can win".
They have done so with David Beckham, Gary Neville, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs and more recently with the likes of Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford, helping these players grow from youngsters into established internationals who are comfortable playing at the highest level. If I felt we could not improve the team I would call my chairman and say, "OK, I leave". "We believe we have a good squad".
"If we are happy with our squad and can not improve our squad, sometimes it's better to keep our squad together".