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Sports News of Tuesday, 23 June 2020


Guardiola happy with Foden's performance in Burnley demolition

Manchester City c coach, pep Guardiola, has said that he was happy with young Phil Foden's performance in the 5-0 demolition of Burnley in Monday nights Premier League fixture.

The 20-year-old went on to score a brace on the night at the Etihad to keep Liverpool waiting for their chance to seal the Premier League title.

Speaking after the game, Guardiola believes the England U21 international will develop into a crucial figure at the club.

"I remember some games in the cup when he played similar," he told Sky Sports.

"I am happy for him and he says what he feels. I said many times when he played he never played bad. He loves to play football. When he had day off he is with his friends with the ball.

"Every time he played with us he always played at a high level. But he is 20 years old and he needs to improve.

"He will be an important player for this club for the next decade. He deserves it. He is a joy to watch."[Euro Sports]

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