Kevin de Bruyne believes fellow Manchester Metropolis midfielder Phil Foden might grow to be probably the greatest gamers in world soccer if he continues together with his growth.
Foden loved a fantastic night time for England on Wednesday as he scored two targets and assisted one other in the Three Lions’ win over Iceland at Wembley.
It was the newest exhibiting of the expertise the 20-year-old possesses having additionally proven indicators of his promise since making his Metropolis debut in November 2017.
Many have tipped him for a brilliant future, together with Pep Guardiola. The truth is, the ex-Barcelona boss confirmed his religion in him by opting not to herald a giant cash substitute for David Silva through the summer time so as to offer Foden extra alternatives.
He has been true to his phrase too, with Foden seeing loads of recreation time at membership degree within the early levels of this season. He has began seven video games and made an additional three substitute appearances.
And de Bruyne is one other who has been impressed by what he has seen from Foden, stating the progress he’s making is placing him on monitor to achieve the highest of the sport.
“He’s doing very well, Phil,’ De Bruyne instructed ESPN (through the Each day Mail). “He’s been with us for 3, 4 years. He’s nonetheless a younger man, however he’s taking part in commonly.
“He’s taking part in very well, he’s evolving, so he must hold doing that. In a few years, if he goes the precise means, he’ll grow to be probably the greatest gamers on the planet if he desires to.”
Guardiola responds to extra Messi rumours
Solutions of Metropolis making one other try to signal Lionel Messi this summer time have surfaced since Guardiola penned a deal to remain on the Etihad till the tip of 2023.
Metropolis have been linked with the Argentine through the summer time when he was concerned in a dispute with Barcelona. Nonetheless, he ended up staying on the Camp Nou. His contract does expire on the finish of the 12 months although, which means he might nonetheless transfer on.
The Residents are the favourites to land him ought to he depart, and Guardiola has had his say on the probabilities of that occuring.
Discover out what he mentioned right here…