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Goals galore, stability & a 'guaranteed title': What impact will new bosses have?

Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte

Seven Premier League clubs will start the season with new managers, four of whom have no experience of English football.

So what can we expect from them? And what do their previous managerial roles tell us about the impact they will have?

Pep Guardiola (Man City): A focus on attack

Nolito and Sergio Aguero

If there is one criticism aimed at Manchester City's new manager, it is that he inherited successful teams at Barcelona and Bayern Munich and little work was needed to make them into title winners during his tenure.

However, while he arrived after a treble-winning season at Bayern Munich three years ago, the Barcelona side Guardiola took charge of in 2008 had won nothing the previous year, had lost nine times in the league and finished third.

In Manchester City, he finds himself at a club in a similar position. The English side finished fourth in the Premier League last season, lost 10 times and, like Barcelona in 2007-08, were knocked out in the Champions League semi-finals.

The season before Guardiola's arrival
ClubSeasonPWDLFAPtsPos
Barcelona2007-0838191097643673rd
Man City2015-1638199107141664th

There is work to be done, just as there was at the Nou Camp eight years ago. So what will the man considered by many to be the world's finest coach focus on at Etihad Stadium?

Manchester City were the top scorers in the Premier League last season but had only the fifth best goals-against record, leading many to believe

Spot any similarities? Guardiola's first Barca season v Pellegrini's first year at Man City
ClubSeasonPWDLFAPtsPos
Barcelona2008-0938276510535871st
Man City2013-1438275610237861st

Jose Mourinho's record: Instant impact, lack of longevity
ClubFirst seasonSecond seasonThird seasonFourth season
PortoChampionsChampions--
ChelseaChampionsChampionsRunners-up-
Inter MilanChampionsChampions--
Real MadridRunners-upChampionsRunners-up-
ChelseaThirdChampions--