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Guardiola needs Sterling to remain and battle for Man City future

Kick Guardiola says he needs Raheem Sterling to battle for his place at Manchester City after the disappointed forward conceded he "would be open" to leaving the Premier League champions.

Britain forward Sterling has been with City beginning around 2015, when he moved from Liverpool, and has won three Premier League titles with the club.

Be that as it may, the 26yearold has made only two association begins this season, battling with his structure and savage contest from assaulting stars including Phil Foden and club record marking Jack Grealish.

Talking at the FT Business of Sport US Summit on Thursday, Sterling, who has been connected with an advance move to Barcelona, said: "In case there was the chance to head off to some place else (for more game time), I would be available to it as of now.

"As I said, football what is unquestionably significant to me challenges that I have set myself since early on and dreams too, to play abroad.

Yet, Guardiola told journalists on Friday that he needed Sterling to remain with City.

"Raheem is our player and will ideally be an unquestionably significant player for us," he said.

"A few players need to play constantly however I can't guarantee them of that.Continuously they need to talk on the grass not Raheem, every one of them.

"What I need from Raheem and everybody is for them to be content.

Regardless of his couple of starts, Sterling, whose manage City runs until 2023, said he would not be hurrying to Guardiola's office to request seriously playing time.

Authentic, who featured for England at Euro 2020, could be in line for an uncommon beginning on Saturday against Burnley after City winger Ferran Torres experienced a cracked foot while playing for Spain in the Nations League.

Guardiola uncovered he expects the forward to be sidelined for as long as 90 days.

There have been reports Torres got his physical issue against Italy in the Nations League semilast yet played against France in the last.

Yet, Guardiola denied having any issues over how the player was dealt with by his public group.

"Wounds can occur here, at home, the public groups.It occurs.I know the supervisor from Spain (Luis Enrique), he regards Ferran as best as could really be expected," he said.

"He doesn't need him to get harmed.They attempt to be careful yet some of the time it occurs.

City will likewise be without Brazil pair Ederson and Gabriel Jesus for Saturday's match after both played for their country against Uruguay on Thursday.

Guardiola said he didn't know whether they would be accessible for the Champions League match in Bruges on Tuesday.


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https://www.news24.com/sport/soccer/englishpremiership/guardiola-wants-sterling-to-stay-and-fight-for-man-city-future-20211015

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