Jesus ended last season with seven goals in eight Premier League starts, although arguably his two most famous strikes were disallowed for offside.
A player with an exquisite first touch and eye for a pass, many feel he is tailor-made to excel under Guardiola's guidance, and City's open, attacking brand of football was a major reason he decided to make the move to the Etihad.
"I am not happy", said Benitez, a Champions League victor with Liverpool, "but at the same time for me it's a challenge".
Bosnia is just one of 105 nations outside the British Isles who have supplied players to the Premier League in its 25-year history.
"I don't [think] there's extra pressure on me", he said.
That impressive burst of productivity convinced City manager Pep Guardiola to select the Brazil forward at the expense of Eastlands icon Sergio Aguero at times. Guardiola is one of the best managers in the world.
The Spanish manager believes the signings were needed to freshen up an ageing squad ahead of the new season.
Having signed a new five-year contract at Chelsea, the England Under-21 worldwide striker has headed out on loan to Swansea to gain Premier League experience.
I just think Manchester City have strengthened in all the right areas where they needed to.
Both Mendy and Walker are very attacking full backs, which should suit the Guardiola system well this season, as both Mendy and Walker had 5 assists in their respected leagues last season. Every game is a battle, especially with the teams who arrive in the first four, five or six games - they are so complicated, especially away.
Netherlands midfielder Davy Propper moved to south-coast club Brighton for around 10 million pounds from PSV Eindhoven.
As the Seagulls prepare to host City on Saturday afternoon, Hughton has insisted his men must ignore any gulf in financial clout, citing Burnley and Bournemouth as examples of how to carve out a Premier League niche on a budget. "But that spurs us even more, everybody writing us off already, so I hope we can prove them wrong".
"The match against Manchester City, our debut in the Premier League, will also be one of the club's greatest-ever occasions.I want to see my club competing against the best in the land, and to see some of the best players in the world gracing the turf of the Amex Stadium".
"We probably have to concentrate on the levels that we can affect". Abraham will have a wise tutor in Fernando Llorente, if the Spaniard stays at Swansea, and another successful season could see him return to Stamford Bridge ready to challenge for a first-team place.