Pep Guardiola will be pretty satisfied with his first three months in English football, having taken over from Manuel Pellegrini at Manchester City in the summer.
The former Bayern Munich and Barcelona manager led his side to ten straight wins at the start of the campaign and, despite a tricky spell which saw them go winless in six games, they have won two of their last three league games to sit third in the table.
During their frustrating run, Guardiola’s side lost their only league game of the season so far at Tottenham, and also suffered a 4-0 hammering away at Barcelona in the Champions League.
Already, questions were being asked of Guardiola’s suitability to the English game, but he soon answered them when his men beat Luis Enrique’s side 3-1 at the Etihad a few weeks ago to all but seal their place in the last 16.
City are just a point adrift of leaders Chelsea after leaving it late to beat Crystal Palace at the weekend and, with a game against Antonio Conte’s Blues coming up in a few weeks, Guardiola’s side will fancy their chances of hitting the summit once again.
With the January transfer window fast approaching, many are speculating as to who Guardiola could bring in to strengthen his side, so here are TWO La Liga players the City boss should look to sign in January…