Leroy Sane may have lost his place in Manchester City's starting XI, but Pep Guardiola insists
Pep on Leroy Sané:— City Watch (@City_Watch) August 24, 2018
"He is not being left out because we are unhappy with his performance. We have to choose now Mendy is playing more wide. That is the reason why. He's ready with his physical condition. He doesn't need much time to get in better condition, it's not about that."
"In the past two weeks in training, I've seen the Leroy that I know and we know. I am delighted about that. You know about his performances in pre-season, he arrived late and now he is getting back like Leroy is," said the coach, as quoted by Goal.
"We have six excellent strikers and not all of them can play. It is not about he is not playing because we are unhappy with his performance, it's because we have to choose and now Mendy is playing more wide. That is the reason why."
Pep Guardiola says he has had no issue with Leroy Sane, despite the 22-year-old starting the new season on the bench!— Goal (@goal) August 24, 2018
Full quotes from the Man City boss ahead of the weekend: https://t.co/BCkJR7aEqb
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