Though admirable, with clubs agreeing to close the domestic window before the top-flight campaign begins on Friday, this came at a disadvantage as other leagues in Europe failed to follow suit.
Pep Guardiola's side were imperious previous year as they became the first club to break the 100-point barrier.
"I think you do take [the growing experience within the squad] on, our squad is getting younger and there are players who have won things".
Although few can envision Jose Mourinho's Manchester United reaching the same heights as Alex Ferguson's did during that record-breaking season, the symmetry offers reason enough for a quiz; name the starting XI for United on that day.
But despite both clubs' worries, Barnes has backed them to retain their places in the Champions League.
20 die from landslides caused by relentless rain
Educational institutions have declared a holiday in Idukki , Kollam and other districts due to the incessant rains. Meanwhile, multiple incidents of landslips have been reported in the rural areas of Kozhikode district.
De Bruyne also played a key role for Belgium en route to the last four before they lost to eventual winners France and the midfielder also only started his pre-season preparations earlier this week. "That's why I am backing Jurgen Klopp's side to pip them to the title".
Liverpool FC have been very busy in the summer transfer market, with the Reds having brought in Fabinho, Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker so far ahead of next season. They also bought in left-back Joe Bryan from Bristol City, plus three players on loan - goalkeeper Sergio Rico from Sevilla, Atletico Madrid forward Luciano Vietto and United's Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
"Tottenham haven't signed anybody".
Mina had an excellent World Cup in Russian Federation scoring three goals in three games which also includes goal against his new club teammate Jordan Pickford in stoppage time sending the England vs Colombia the last 16 tie to extra-time.