Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said that he likes to be critical of Leroy Sane’s performances for the club. The Germany international has been in-and-out of the starting lineup over the course of the season, but he has nonetheless been effective with a sublime tally of 16 goals and 15 assists across all competitions.
Speaking after the Manchester derby win, Guardiola said that Sane was incredible on the playing field against United, where he popped up with the second goal after coming on as a substitute. He added that he always likes to be critical of the former Schalke man, considering the youngster can be more consistent with his performances.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said that Leroy Sane has more room for improvement despite producing a strong performance against Schalke in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16 stage. The Germany international has been in-and-out of the starting lineup since the turn of the year but he has continued to produce efficient performances whenever called up to the playing field.
In the recent 7-0 win over Schalke, Sane starred with one goal and three assists but Guardiola still found a minor weakness in the performance by insisting that the attacker was not aggressive enough for the first 20 minutes, he said: “No. After the first goal, yes. Before, no. He was not aggressive enough in the first 20 minutes. I like when he runs and goes. If he loses the ball, it doesn’t matter.