Phil Foden wants to emulate one Man City great

Phil Foden wants to emulate one Man City great

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Foden’s aims and ambitions

Phil Foden has explained he would love to emulate David Silva at Manchester City.

The young player has caught the eye over the last couple of seasons.

 

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Foden has worked his way into Guardiola’s plans with his performances, and is now drawing attention because of that.

He named both Lionel Messi and David Silva as players  e admires and wants to model his game on.

He said to Sky Sports: “David Silva, because I’ve seen him come through at City.

“He’s been a great player for us and I’ve really enjoyed watching him.

“Yeah, definitely [I want to be like him.]

“I watch him closely, he’s a great player and someone I want to be like in the future.

“Probably him and Lionel Messi. I’m my own player, but they are great players.

“They have great characters, the show that on the pitch, and impress me every time they play.”

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 07: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City gives instructions to Benjamin Mendy, Riyad Mahrez, and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Manchester City at Anfield on October 7, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Title challenge

City are of course keen to defend their title this season.

After winning the league at what can only be described as a canter last season, they are set to be pushed far more this time out.

Guardiola knows that, and wants his key players fit and firing.

The news that Kevin De Bruyne could be back for the fixture against Burnley is huge, and something that City fans are eagerly anticipating.

See also: Robbie Savage claims that Man City are ‘light years ahead’ of Man United in one regard

Man City vs Burnley: Kevin De Bruyne injury update

 

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October 10, 2018 at 11:51AM

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