Manchester City youngster Phil Foden is adamant that he is in the right place to develop his game despite his limited first-team minutes this season.
The 18-year-old scored his first senior goal on a rare start for City during their 3-0 Carabao Cup win over Oxford United on Tuesday night.
It was Foden’s first start since the 2-0 win over Chelsea in the Community Shield in August and he has been restricted to just 29 minutes of action in the Premier League this season.
Despite his rare outings for Pep Guardiola’s side, Foden is referred to as the ‘Stockport Iniesta’ by supporters, although he was quick to play down comparisons with the Barcelona legend.
Speaking after the win over Oxford, Foden said: ‘I’m happy with that but come on – Iniesta is on a different planet! For them to call me that is massive, it means a lot.
‘I’ll just keep getting these cup games and runouts whenever I can and hopefully I can start a lot more games one day. There’s no need to rush. Read more