Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mendy and Sane Strike Up Perfect Partnership

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mendy and Sane Strike Up Perfect Partnership

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BENJAMIN Mendy claims he has already struck up an understanding with City teammate Leroy Sane.

The two men combined to give the Blues their fourth goal in the 5-0 thrashing of Liverpool on Saturday after the Germany international had gone on as a substitute.

And Mendy said that after working hard with Sane on the training ground, he has already developed an instinct for what he would do - they played a one-two to open up the Liverpool defence before Sane thrashed his shot past Simon Mignolet.

"In training we work this with Sane and other players," said Mendy, who was making his home debut for the Blues and it set to make his Champions League debut tonight.

"Leroy works on the left with me so I know him well. When he gave me the ball I knew what he would do, in my heart.

"He gave me the ball, I crossed it and … goal! …

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