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Pep Guardiola hails ‘distinctive’ hat-trick hero Phil Foden

Pep Guardiola believes Phil Foden is extra influential for Manchester Metropolis than ever earlier than after scoring a hat-trick on Monday. 

The England midfielder scored thrice in a single Premier League recreation for the second time in his profession to dispatch Brentford in a 3-1 win on the Gtech Group Stadium.

Foden has been a key determine for Man Metropolis this season, beginning 20 of 23 league video games this season whereas contributing eight targets and 7 assists.


Guardiola marvelled at his capacity to chop by defences “like a knife” after the guests struggled to interrupt down Thomas Frank’s backline till Foden scored on the stroke of half time.

“By way of how he strikes in small areas, I’ve seen many gamers [who are] actually good however the affect from Phil when he will get the ball there, he can rating,” the Catalan mentioned after the sport.

“The sensation that he can shoot or make an help, it’s tough to search out this mixture to maneuver within the pockets and after be like a knife and be so aggressive and rating targets. I’ve seen few.


“Phil is having his most affect on the group. He’s studying the sport very well, how he can play easy and be extra aggressive. He all the time has the pleasure to attain targets and the menace when he’s near the 18-yard field.

“He’s an distinctive participant. A brief age, already greater than 250 video games for Metropolis. Meaning the affect since he arrived.”

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