Pep Guardiola's pre-Burton Albion press conference part 2
The boss also says he will be doing all in his power to win every competition City are in this season.
The Blues are in second spot in the Premier League, semi-finalists in the Carabao Cup; in the last 32 of the FA Cup and last 16 of the Champions League.
“I prefer to try and do as well as we can, and I like to be in the four competitions for as long possible,” he said.
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“In the cup competitions, we take it seriously. Versus Rotherham we played with nine players who didn’t play against Liverpool, but it was still a good selection.
“In many ways it’s perfect - 70 minutes for Kevin on Sunday, and he can try and play longer next time. That is great.
“It is essential to have a strong squad to compete on all fronts, because without quality you cannot win one, never mind four.
“Not just in England, in any league in the world. Every team has to be top with huge players.
“We need to respect our opponents. My analysts have prepared a report, and we want to be at Wembley.”