Coach Spanish of Manchester City, Josep Guardiola, praised this Tuesday to the Argentinian Máximo Perroneone of the reinforcements of the last market. “He is a footballer who is faster with his head than with his legs”, commented the DT in a note with the official channel of the English club.
Perrone entered in the last minutes of the 4-1 win from last weekend against Bournemouth and completed 18 of the 20 passes he gavean important number for a rookie.
“He came on the recommendation of Joan Patsyour consultant in South America. He had already suggested the hiring of Gabriel Jesús and Julián Alvarez”highlighted about the eye of the former Catalan journalist who moves through this continent.
Patsy is currently Director of Football for the City Group in Latin America, having met Guardiola in the past from working in Barcelona.
“I had some videos and information about him, but I honestly didn’t know him. and neither are his new companions. I saw him in the first two or three practices and I said: ‘Wow, how well he moves’. His individual quality is there.”highlighted the Catalan.
“I think he will grow being with us from the rhythm, from the physical. Sometimes we look for players to play in the position where the spaces are smaller. It is good, really very good”, closed the Catalan.
Perrone, a member of the Argentine U-20 team, is an alternative in midfieldwhere Rodri and Kalvin Phillips are, although Guardiola also sees it for later in the positions of Kevin De Bruyne.
City success in the FA Cup
With “Araña” Alvarez starting, Manchester City beat Bristol City 3-0 and went to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup. Two goals from Phil Foden and one from the Belgian De Bruyne sentenced the lawsuit in favor of the citizen team.
In another match for the round of 16, Brighton And Hove -with Alexis Mac Allister and Facundo Buonanotte- eliminated Stoke City after beating them 1-0 with a bit from Irishman Evan Ferguson.
Other results were Fulham 2-Leeds 0 and Leicester City 1, Blackburn Rovers 2.