Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Guardiola Wants Even More from Improving Sane

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Guardiola Wants Even More from Improving Sane

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PEP Guardiola wants more from Leroy Sane, despite the City star's latest contributions.

The German international bagged a goal and an assist in the 4-1 win over Burnley to take his season tallies to nine and 11 respectively.

After a slow start to the campaign which saw Guardiola disappointed with the player's efforts in pre-season, Sane has since risen to the occasion and only two other Blues have directly contributed to at least 20 goals.

There is no shame for any player not being able to match up to the levels of Lionel Messi, and the City coach was clear to praise the 21-year-old's talent.

However, ever the perfectionist, he would still like to see more from the German.

He said: "I said to him many times I don't have doubts how important he is for us because he makes runs in behind but there's still a lot of things to improve. …

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