"Raheem and Kevin had three weeks off after the World Cup, which is not too much time [for pre-season] but they both arrived in the ideal way", Guardiola explained. "With Premier League clubs' aggregate revenues forecast to reach £5 billion in 2018/19, clubs can well-afford to significantly invest in on-pitch talent in the quest for both success and survival".
The window remains open to European clubs until the end of August, so there is still the possibility of players going out even after the English deadline passes.
City hasn't dipped into the deep pockets of its Abu Dhabi owners as significantly as Guardiola's first two summers in charge, but has still strengthened with club-record signing Riyad Mahrez. For a moment it looked like Schmeichel would just get his hand behind the ball to deny the French national, but there was no stopping Pogba's stunning shot.With the Reds up by 1, the scoreline for the remainder of the half did not reflect the performance.
The losers of deadline day?
Tottenham became the first side in Premier League history not to make a summer signing since the transfer window began in 2003.
It's a new dawn and a new era for many clubs.
"It's not about adding because it's fashionable to sign players", Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Thursday.
The flurry of late deals took deadline day above last year's total of 17 transfers - to 25, the highest amount since 2014 - but the total number of transfers in the window fell for the fifth year in a row.
One game into the season and we've already had two collectors' items - a Luke Shaw goal and a happy Jose.
Neil Warnock says Cardiff have been right to be prudent on their return to the Premier League, despite fellow newcomers Fulham and Wolves spending heavily.
The Leicester City defender made his mark for the Three Lions at the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup, scored his first global goal and was the brain behind Gareth Southgate's solid defence line during the World Cup.
Newcastle have again made a profit from player trading thanks to the sales of Mitrovic and Mikel Merino, with Benitez expressing his concern for the Magpies' prospects this season after a 4-0 friendly thrashing by Braga earlier this month. "That's reversing the trend we've seen in the last few years".