The Belgium worldwide was City's player of the year last season, scoring 12 goals and providing 21 assists in the Premier League.
Do you think United can get anywhere close to United this season?
"This can happen because you build an incredible stadium for Tottenham Hotspur - sometimes there are delays, this kind of thing happens".
City sent a record 16 players to the World Cup with seven of those, including De Bruyne, reaching the semifinals and all returned within three weeks of their last appearance.
'I've met a lot of young players throughout my career now who've kind of got a chip on their shoulder but he's definitely not one of them. If you're fresh, with normal vacations, then that doesn't happen. Let us know in the comments section below.
Silva missed several matches last season to spend time with his son Mateo, who was seriously ill in hospital after being born prematurely.
Guardiola finishes: "Football is not flowers, a good holiday and say everything is easy".
That being said, the midfielder is arguably the best player in the league and any team in the world would be worse off without him, whatever depth they may have.
"He decided. No one at Man City, and not myself, pushed him".
Liverpool may well be Manchester City's biggest title contenders this season, but Klopp isn't celebrating the loss of one of the Premier League's finest players.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has said he does not know where the match, scheduled for October 28, will be played as delays hit the opening of the London club's new stadium, with a possibility that its date could be changed.
Toure: "I think the point of what I'm saying right now is that it's true because in the first half we were there, but in the second half they took us physically".
NAIJ.com earlier reported that Manchester United came from two goals down to beat Manchester City 3-2 at the Etihad Stadium to delay their title triumph.