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Foden is a midfielder with a lot of sense for goals– Guardiola

Sun 24 October 2021 | 9:21

Man City boss praises the English midfielder for his stellar performance against Brighton.

Phil Foden

played a major role in

Manchester City

’s victory over Brighton on Saturday, as the 21-year-old managed to score a brace in his club’s 4-1 rout of the Seagulls.

The Citizens boss

Pep Guardiola

praised Foden in a post-match interview, saying the talented playmaker has the ability to play in multiple positions.

“Some players play in one position, some play football,”

Guardiola told the club's

official website

.

“The question is it doesn't matter where he plays, he plays good. It doesn't matter. What is important is to understand the game… sometimes we need him right, left. It doesn't matter.

“Phil in dropped positions is maybe more dangerous because he is so young, but he has the quality to play in the final third."

The Spanish tactician added: “

He can play striker, false nine, winger right and left. In the last games he has many chances and in front of keeper didn't take right decisions because he is young but I am more than pleased with the performances he has given.

“I like him as a player. He gives us things we need at a times. He has quality to play this role. At Anfield he played as a winger and was our important player.

“He is a midfield player with a lot of sense for goals, the only thing for Phil is to be calm on and off the pitch, because he is still young.”


source: SportMob

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