But City boss Guardiola is relishing the prospect.
“It's so nice," he said. "It's a privilege.
“To get better is not possible. We go to London and prepare and then after we prepare the next one.
“Every year I get the idea that the Premier League is harder than before. It's really tough. An incredible challenge for us.
“We accept the challenge and will go for it. It's a big compliment for the Premier League and it should be so proud of the fantastic competition we have."
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