The former Citizens centre-back thinks that his old rivals have made a good purchase but that it is not enough to compete at the top of the league
Joleon Lescott believes Manchester United have made an excellent signing in Harry Maguire, but said that the £80 million ($97m) arrival from Leicester City won't be enough to allow the Red Devils to compete with their local rivals Manchester City.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is trying to make up some of that gap on the champions this season, Lescott thinks that the Guardiola factor makes his former club impossible to overcome.
"I don’t see Man United ever finishing above Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City," Lescott told Goal at the finals of the #BetRegret Cup, part of the nation’s largest safer gambling campaign.
"It is difficult to say what happens afterwards but there is never any complacency at City.
"The way they treat every game the same. Every game is a must-win; every game is a cup final. There is the same level of respect shown to eve