That is the opinion of winger Raheem Sterling who feels the Spaniard has brought with him a unified front which has instilled a togetherness that will springboard the club towards trophies in all competitions in 2016/17.
"Since day one the manager has tried to up the team spirit. Last year we were all close but now we're closer than ever," Sterling said.
"I think with the players and manager we have, we're getting stronger each week. We should be challenging for every competition."
The Premier League table-toppers kick off their Champions League campaign against Borussia Monchengladbach at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.