Pep urges Mendy to learn from Fernandinho

first_imgPep Guardiola has adviced Benjamin Mendy to learn from fellow teammate Fernandinho in the bid to overcome his injury setbacks.The France international missed eight months last season and is partway through a three-month injury lay-off with a knee injury.“He needs to know what it is to be strong, that has to be his target – to play every three days – like Fernandinho who is so strong and is never injured,” Pep told the club’s media.“I think Mendy is a good professional. When he is there on pitch and locker room, he does what he has to do.“I can’t deny that last season he had a big injury and this season he has another… Mendy’s potential is so good, but it’s a pity for him and us that he hasn’t played much because of those injuries.”norwich city, manchester city, premier leagueReport: City are stunned by Norwich George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Manchester City was stunned by Norwich City in todays Premier League clash.Much has been made in recent days of the potential impact of Aymeric…Pep equally praised the team’s defensive effort but urged his players not to rest on their laurels and says they can always be better.“They are good stats but when people say: ‘we are so good’, the next game it is going to happen!“That’s good so far, five goals conceded so far which is good.“The last game against Lyon, we conceded chances and need to look what happened there.”last_img

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