Pep Guardiola says Raheem Sterling is a more mature and less “scared” player than the one he inherited when he first took over as Manchester City boss.
Sterling scored two goals and made two more in Sunday’s 6-1 win over Southampton – a result that returns City to the top of the Premier League.
He has scored six times in nine games in 2018-19, having scored 10 in his first season under Guardiola (2016-17).
When asked what had changed in the forward, Guardiola replied: “His head.”
The Spaniard continued: “The first season, he was scared, he was looking, who is the guy I am going to pass the ball to?
“We spoke about that and said ‘try to score goals’. Now you have the feeling, where is the goal and go over there. Read more