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PremierLeague-News.Com- Pep Guardiola spoke about the thinking with Ferran Torres going forward at Manchester City after the forward's hat-trick
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Pep Guardiola purred over the goal that clinched a hat-trick for Ferran Torres as he considers how to get the best out of the player for next season. Manchester City were convinced they had pulled off a coup when they signed the youngster from Valencia for a fee of just £20m last summer, and while the second half of his debut season in England has been disrupted after suffering with Covid-19 in January he has played his way back into form. Three goals at Newcastle take him to 13 for the season in all competitions, a terrific effort for his first year in England and already one more than Riyad Mahrez managed after moving from Leicester. Read More Related Articles Ferran Torres breaks Lionel Messi record after Man City hat-trick against Newcastle United Read More Related Articles Ferran Torres asked if Man City hat-trick puts him in contention for Champions League final start The first of the three at St James's Park was the pick of the bunch for the neutral - a delightful improvised flick from a set-piece that flew over Martin Dubravka in the Newcastle goal - but Guardiola was more pleased with the knack for goal demonstrated by the second and particularly the third. While City intend to sign a marquee striker this summer to replace Sergio Aguero, Torres could yet be used in a more central role going forward. "I'm delighted for the three goals. He has incredible numbers for his first season in England.
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"He can play on both sides and make incredible runs in behind but maybe I have to think about him playing as a striker because every time he plays in that position he always has a real sense of goal. "Today he made an incredible first one but the I think the last two is a big example of the intuition to know exactly where the ball comes and being there to score a goal. He was fantastic all season, an incredible signing for us that can play in three positions up front. Playing in a more central position he has an incredible sense of goal."
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