Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues Loan Star Hailed as 'Sensation of the Season'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Blues Loan Star Hailed as 'Sensation of the Season'

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CITY are monitoring Patrick Roberts' progress after he was hailed as one of the 'sensations of the season' on loan at Girona.

The Blues winger had failed to make an impression at La Liga club after moving to City's sister club in the summer.

That made him the only English player in the Spanish top-flight, but at first it looked like the move was a bad one.

He was used as a substitute in the first seven games of the season, and was considering cutting his loan spell short.

He only got a start when Portu was injured ahead of the trip to Valencia three weeks ago.

Roberts helped Girona to a 1-0 win at the Mestalla and kept his place for the next two games, a 0-0 draw with Leganes and a shock 3-1 win at Espanyol.

His performance in the last game had the critics raving, with sports newspaper Mundo Deportivo declaring he is 'one of the sensations of the season in Girona'. …

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