SERGIO AGUERO has revealed he encouraged Pep Guardiola to play more against Phil Foden.
At Tuesday evening Manic encounter with Real MadridFoden equals Wayne Rooney for most Champions League goals by an Englishman at 21.
AgueroThe 33-year-old spoke live on his Twitch channel with Mario Balotelli during Manchester City’s epic 4-3 win.
The icon said: “F***. Fode. My blue prince. my chick.
“Well Foden, I told you Mario, Foden started playing because I asked Pep to play against him more.”
City are set to take a narrow lead to the Bernabeu next Wednesday after a thrilling game Champions League semifinals
foden was in splendid form – much to Agüero’s delight.
The England international was in party mode from the start, wooing the crowd with deft touches, pinpoint control and quick passes.
After helping to score City’s second goal, it wasn’t long before he found himself on the top scorers list.
When Madrid were stabbed trying to play from behind, Fernandinho tumbled, played a one-two and headed down the prodigy to hit the net.
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It was Foden’s ninth goal in Europe’s most elite competition.
And at such a tender age, it feels like he’s been at it for a long time.
BT sport made the comparison with one of the best talents in this country.
They tweeted: “Phil Foden joins Wayne Rooney in the most Champions League goals scored by an English player aged 21. Generational.”
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