When asked if City had fashioned a ideal performance, Guardiolan told the BBC's Match Of The Day: "Yes".
And on the evidence of what we saw at the Emirates Stadium in our opening game of the new campaign, the players are ready to deliver.
"Now he is at Arsenal, one of the best teams in England, and he is a contender to win titles".
Tactically, it would be more of the same for Manchester City - their fluid transitions and quick executions of intricate passing moves are likely to get more precise.
Britain's TelegraPhnewspaper has reported that new Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has named five Arsenal captains with Petr Cech expected to lead side against Manchester City tomorrow.
Arsenal go into a Premier League season without Arsene Wenger for the first time since 1996.
Pep Guardiola claims Manchester City's best may not be good enough in the coming season.
For Arsenal, their biggest concern will be at left-back with two specialist players in that position out for the fixture. Lovely inter-link play from Mendy and Sterling, the former cuts it back to Silva who lashes it home with a first-time shot into the top corner. Riyad Mahrez took the resulting free-kick and forced a save from Cech low down to his right, before the Arsenal stopper reacted quickly to deny Aymeric Laporte's close-range follow up with an instinctive stop. (TSN) Both Bellerin and Mustafi had words with Guendouzi after the goal. Look at his form and where he puts the ball.
We told you it is Super Sunday didn't we? But unfortunately, we lacked invention to find the killer pass. Emery has commented recently that he wants his team to play like City, and he will demand intensity and pressing that was often lacking from his predecessor's teams.
"It was a shame we couldn't finish off our counter attacks and overall we're disappointed with the defeat".