Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden has had to battle for minutes so far this season, but the future looks bright.
Should Phil Foden leave Manchester City?
Stockport-born midfielder Foden has steadily risen as part of Pep Guardiola’s future first-team plans at City, despite not playing regularly so far, with the Englishman’s latest contribution before tonight’s clash against Atalanta coming in a 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb – a match where he grabbed the second goal in the dying minutes.
The 19-year-old also made a crucial contribution in the title race last season, scoring the winning goal at home to Tottenham with a diving header inside the first five minutes.
As a result, City fans want to see one of their own become a real staple of this side sooner rather than later – evident by their reaction to rumours linking the club with a move for Real Madrid’s Isco.
Have a look at what they have had to say below…
No need. We got Foden.
— Jonas Löfvendahl (@lofvendahlmedia) October 21, 2019
City don’t need him
— tpraise ajibola (@ajibola_tpraise) October 21, 2019
Seems like bill since Pep literally said Foden will take Silva’s place. Isco is not needed. Poor mans Bernardo.
— Kenny Taig (@KennyT1985) October 21, 2019
Lies Foden is David silva replacement. Isco missed his chance years ago to come to Mancity he’s 27 he’s too old
— Professor Ąŵȅșϙӎҽ® (@Dbluewhale) October 21, 2019
Replacement for Silva is Foden. Pep has said this. Why raise Isco again.
— Graham Humphrys (@GrahamHumphrys) October 21, 2019
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PHIL FODEN i repeat PHIL FODEN
— Glenn (@Hughavinalaf) October 21, 2019