Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep's Delight with Sane Improvement

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep's Delight with Sane Improvement

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CITY boss Pep Guardiola is delighted with Leroy Sane's development at the club.

The winger arrived from Schalke in the summer for an initial Pounds 37m - aged just 20 and with less than 50 Bundesliga appearances under his belt.

A pre-season injury then meant his debut was delayed, but after reportedly struggling to settle in Manchester, he put on his best performance in a City shirt against Tottenham at the weekend - scoring the opener.

And Guardiola spoke glowingly of Sane's performance, stressing how difficult it is to settle in the Premier League as a young player.

"I'm so happy with the performance of Leroy," said Guardiola. "When he arrives as a young player, 19, 20 years old and everybody expects, it's not easy to come here and play. …

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