Irrespective of whether or not there are any more incomings, long-serving City captain Vincent Kompany believes there is a level of hunger among his team-mates that was not present when the club failed to defend the Premier League title in 2012-13 and 2014-15.
The pair differ on their picks, with Shearer selecting Man City to win the title and Wright naming Liverpool.
Sources say United made it clear they would be willing to pay the 32-year-old's €20 million release clause while doubling his salary to €9m a year after tax.
The Sky Sports Predictor is based on a system called ELO, which was originally set up to rate chess players. They have quality all over the pitch and Guardiola will be extremely focused on further improving his team this season.
The Blues have finished outside the top four in two of the past three seasons.
The Old Trafford hierarchy knew what they would be getting in signing the former Real Madrid manager and weren't expecting scintillating football but trophies were supposed to make up for it.
Arsenal and Chelsea go into the brand new season with new managers at the helm. While the Gunners have gotten some impressive business done over the summer, the Blues haven't had the same fortune.
Speaking to the Mirror, he said, "I'm a United fan".
Considering the unpredictable nature of the Premier League and the fact that the algorithm doesn't take into account the transfers, these predictions definitely need to be taken with a pinch of salt.
Manchester City won the league 19 points ahead of their bitter rivals United last term but Mourinho feels like it was a great success when he takes into account some of the criticism he faced.
"It looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane, I repeat: Pre-season hard when you don't have your players to work, that's as simple as that".