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Guardiola is happy with Foden’s performance

Sun 03 January 2021 | 19:45

Manchester City boss is proud of his young player after a good performance against Chelsea.

Pep Guardiola

is more than impressed by his young talent’s performance as they defeated

Chelsea

with his goal.

The 20 years old midfielder scored in

Manchester City

’s 3-1 victory against Chelsea and made his boss proud.

"So proud - he never dropped one bit of his energy he can play up front in all four positions,"

Pep told Sky Sports when asked about

Foden's

exploits

.

"He has a sense of goal, he scored a fantastic goal. We rely on him incredibly, for England and the national team, he will be a top player because he's so clever and calm.

"He made another great performance today."

And about their big victory against Chelsea he added:

"[Chelsea] press and push in the first minutes, we suffered a little bit because we didn't concede almost anything except the goal in the last minute but we played really well,

"The result is excellent at Stamford Bridge but the way we play was really great you can't win titles without playing like that.

"Chelsea are one of the strongest teams, they are suffering from the last game but you see the quality of their players and the bench. We had a plan we tried to play like we have in the past and it worked.

"The players were excellent in every way especially with the ball. We cannot play like other teams, we have to play in our rhythm and attack in the right moment. We won titles in that way, more patient. We missed a bit of this tempo and today we had it.

"We don't have the physicality and quality of players to make quick transitions, maybe Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne but the others haven't played with the ball. You create problems and that's what we have to do. From the keeper to the striker we have to put the ball on the grass, make 1000 passes and pick the right moment."


source: SportMob