Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nolito Happy to Play the Rotation Game with Guardiola

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nolito Happy to Play the Rotation Game with Guardiola

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NOLITO has declared himself happy with Pep Guardiola's rotation policy after starting just three of the last seven games.

The Spain international returned to the starting 11 with a bang, providing the smart through ball from which Kelechi Iheanacho scored City's equaliser in the Champions League draw with Celtic.

The 30-year-old made it plain in the summer that the reason he chose the Blues above Barcelona - who would also have triggered his Pounds 13.8m release clause - was because he had a better chance of playing for City.

He reasoned that the legendary Barca attacking trident of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar would be a hard act to break up.

But Nolito has started 13 out of 24 games this season - although that included a three-match ban for his head-butt against Bournemouth. …

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