Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep Gave Me Confidence to Play My Way, Says Ederson

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pep Gave Me Confidence to Play My Way, Says Ederson

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EDERSON insists he will continue to adopt a risky style of goalkeeping, despite some concerns from Pep Guardiola.

The Brazil international was up to his usual antics on Monday night when he raced out of the City penalty box during victory against Wolves and played passes in midfield with Ilkay Gundogan and Fernandinho.

Speaking after the game Guardiola was asked about the incident, and responded by saying: "No, no, no, no, no, no".

However, the goalkeeper insisted his confidence was in part down to Guardiola's backing and he has no plans to adopt a more conservative approach.

"I have improved a lot since I arrived," said Ederson. "Pep always gave me a lot of confidence to play my way. I might have made mistakes because of my way of playing, but mistakes are part of football. I never let that influence my game. …

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