Manchester City's future is at the feet of. Phil Foden. The young midfielder starred in the League Cup final at the weekend, setting up Sergio Aguero for a goal and winning. MVP of the 2-1 win over Aston Villa.
The English press lavished praise on the youngster and national team coach Gareth Southgate is considering taking him to Euro 2020 this summer. Now Pep Guardiola has spoken about him.
"I want the best for him," Guardiola said, addressing the media ahead of City's FA Cup trip to Sheffield Wednesday. "He will get what he deserves. Of course, I am delighted about his performance and behaviour in good and bad moments.
"Work and work and in the end, it will always pay off. (His next step is to keep) improving, improving, improving. At 19, you have a lot to learn but with this behaviour, he can reach whatever he wants."
Foden is expected to be involved from the start against Wednesday this week. City's League Cup win at the weekend means they have won eight of the last nine domestic trophies in England.