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Pep praises Foden's performance against Porto

Wed 02 December 2020 | 10:49

The 20 years old English midfielders had some outstanding stats in the draw against Porto.

Although

Phil Foden

started the season with a scandal in Iceland, he overcame the challenge and found his place both in his team and the national team, unlike Mason Greenwood. However, Pep used Foden as a substitute in the last 5 league matches, he started successfully the previous 4 Champions League clashes for

Manchester City

.

Pep

did not hesitate to praise the performance of his young English player against Porto. Speaking to BT Sport, Guardiola seemed to acknowledge the growing Clamor for the 20-year-old to become a permanent fixture in his first XI, irrespective of the opponents or competition.

"What a player, what a player," he said when asked about Foden's display.

"His intensity and he always creates things. He was so good, I'm delighted with his performance."

Foden had two key passes, completed six crosses, won six of his eight duels and drew three fouls, more than any other Manchester City player on the pitch.

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