Guardiola salutes Zinchenko for easing left-back woes ahead of pivotal week

Guardiola salutes Zinchenko for easing left-back woes ahead of pivotal week

Guardiola salutes Zinchenko for easing left-back woes ahead of pivotal week

"I know what they did against [Manchester] United, and against Liverpool at Anfield", he said.

Next up on the agenda is a Champions League group stage game against Napoli before Liverpool host Manchester City at Anfield in an early clash of two of the Premier League's heavyweights.

The Belgian global was pivotal last season as they won the Premier League and EFL Cup, contributing 12 goals to Pep Guardiola's side. But it is just September, two games before the worldwide break will be so important for us, for the rest of the season.

Guardiola rebuked Mendy after the Manchester City defender turned up late to training on Sunday. People maybe did not expect Zinchenko would play but he played good.

Close friend Bernardo Silva, who made the same move from Monaco to City in the summer of 2017, hopes Mendy is back on the pitch soon.

KDB's return won't be so soon and he will also miss this weekend's Liverpool game, but with an global break coming up, it isn't out of the question that we could see him get minutes against Burnley later this month. "Everyone wants him back".

He helped Belgium finish third at the World Cup in July, the country's best ever finish at the tournament.

Pascal Gross has missed the last two matches against Southampton and Spurs but may be ready to return from an ankle injury, while striker Florin Andone could be set for his debut after being named on the bench for the first time last weekend. "He has to improve his body language", said Kroos.

"Kyle [Walker] is learning a lot to play a bit more inside so after what happened last season we have fears to drop points in this part of the season". After the dribble, no dribble, good assist, no assist. he will improve. Every day he's having treatment. When they do that there is no problem at all.

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