"We are going to put in all effort to win this competition, but from what I saw last season we are not ready, that's what I feel", said the former Barcelona boss, whose side were dumped out by Liverpool at the quarter-final stage earlier this year. You have to have the desire - the club, chairman, owner, the fans, everyone has to push to be closer, to achieve the next stages.
Throughout his tenure at City, Guardiola has referred to the club's lack of European pedigree when discussing their Champions League shortcomings. "But in this competition you need something special - and still I don't feel it". "That doesn't mean we are not going to try".
City first qualified for the Champions League in 2011 and have been present every season since.
There was frustration over the severity of fines for racial abuse aimed at City players by rival fans and that irritation increased after the club were fined for breaching Financial Fair Play regulations in 2014.
It then turned to anger later that year when City fans were punished for the behaviour of CSKA Moscow supporters by being refused admission to a game in Russian Federation.
City fans have been slow to take to the competition and this has been exacerbated by an antipathy towards organisers UEFA, which sees them routinely boo the Champions League anthem.
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All this predates Guardiola's arrival and, having been used to the intensity of Champions League atmospheres at Barca and Bayern Munich, it is something that surprised him.
"Normally what happens is you get closer, that's why I feel we are a really good team, it's a pleasure to work with them". It's one important thing to win this kind of title, but you have to be pushed, not just by the manager, by everyone surrounding Manchester City that we have to win it - and still we don't have that feeling.
On the eve of their game in Ukraine, Guardiola reiterated that his side are still not ready to win the Champions League. Maybe in the future, maybe with other players and other managers. "Hopefully as soon as possible".
Manchester City thrashed Burnley 5-0 to lead the English Premier League with 23 points after nine matches.
Manchester City's win in Hoffenheim coupled with Olympique Lyon's failure to beat Shakhtar Donetsk in France has brought Manchester City's chance of progress back to where it was before they lost at home to Lyon.
"I don't know [when he will be fit again]", said Guardiola. "The motivation is there".
Bell won't return to the team this week, according to a report from NFL Media, which cites an unidentified team source. The sides would have to negotiate how much of his salary the running back earns during that time, if it comes to that.
Bell, Allgaier and Cindric finished 37th, 38th and 39th, respectively. "Just kind of driving around there". Tyler Reddick , Sadler's JR Motorsports teammate, came home fourth and is third in the series standings.
The ton was his 14th as India's ODI captain, edging him closer to Ricky Ponting's record 22 as Australian skipper. The Mumbai batsman is the only cricketer in the history of cricket to smash three double hundreds in ODIs.
PM Khan said he has asked the Chinese government to help Pakistan in two areas: eliminating corruption and ending poverty. Prime Minister Imran Khan has blamed the previous government's policies for the ballooning current account deficit.
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Son successeur reconnait qu'il existe une "situation de tension extrême et une très grande violence dans certains quartiers". Nous n'avons pas vocation à être une instance d'appel des déboutés de l'Allemagne ou de l'Italie", ajoute-t-il par ailleurs.
Kerber, a finalist here in 2016, finally held in the ninth game, but couldn't prevent Bertens from serving out the match. A subdued Osaka could not unleash her powerful game and grew frustrated as Stephens drew first blood.
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