Thursday, January 21, 2021

Real Madrid ‘keeping close tabs’ on Manchester City star midfielder

Spanish giants Real Madrid might make shock transfer for Manchester City star midfielder. The Los Blancos are constantly monitoring the situation of English midfielders in recent times.

The Citizens are currently in top five positions regardless of the recent results in Premier League. The English club, Man City, has also qualified for the Champions League round of 16 as well.

Man City is having a good run at the moment in Premier League with back to back wins. However, there have been issues upfront for the Spanish manager. Pep Guardiola is quite missing goal-scoring Sergio Aguero this term. The Argentine forward is coming from injury and fans are yet to see the in-form Sergio Aguero. He has made four appearances for the Premier League side this season and yet to find the net.

Former Barcelona manager wants to achieve the missing European title for Manchester City. He will face his former club as well in the knock-out stags of the Champions League. It’ll be an interesting contest with Barcelona struggling under new manager Ronald Koeman.

Real Madrid 'keeping close tabs' on Manchester City star midfielder Phil foden
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Pep Guardiola’s summer signing Ferran Torres has been impressive for Man City as well as for his National side. The winger has been dangerous from the flanks with his cut-ins and crosses into the box.

Alongside Torres, it’s Phil Foden, who steps up for the club in the given opportunities for the club. He has a lot of potentials and the youngster will be one player to watch out for in the future.

According to the Daily Mirror

, Real Madrid are about to test the waters in 2021 for Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden. The Spanish giants have been monitoring Foden’s progress for some time at the Etihad.

Lack of game time for Foden at Man City

Lack of game time for Foden at Man City
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The U-17 World Cupper has been fantastic for the Citizens after being promoted to the senior side. The youngster did win the U-17 World Cup title in India back in 2017. The highly talented playmaker scored two goals against Spain to cement his place as one of the best players of both the final and the competition as a whole.

Foden went on to win the U17 World Cup Golden Ball award following England’s triumph, followed by the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. Fans have significant expectations over the 20-year-old talent to succeed the recently left Spaniard David Silva.

The playmaker has gotten limited game time this term, which might tempt the player to find a new club. However, Pep Guardiola likes the youngster and believes in his potential. Real Madrid wants to utilize the opportunity to secure his services.

Gaurdiola’s trust on Foden’s potential

Pep has been successful in nourishing the young prodigy at Man City. The individual has scored five goals and provided eight assists across all competitions this season. However, he has not got more minutes to showcase his talents at the Etihad.

Spanish manager did speak about Foden before the clash against Newcastle United. “We love this guy,” said the Catalan, “He has everything to be really special.“I want the best for him and if he has the desire to do it, then he will get there for sure.”

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