“Extraordinary,” says Pep Guardiola. A player for Brentford will pose a serious threat to Man City.
Before Manchester City’s Premier League match against Brentford, Pep Guardiola praised Ivan Toney.
The striker just resumed playing after serving an eight-month suspension for violating regulation 232 of the Football Association.
The City manager has been discussing his feelings on Toney as the Citizens prepare to play Brentford on Monday night.
Guardiola eschews the “extraordinary.” Toney
Guardiola discussed the threat posed by the Bees striker during his most recent press conference, which took place before of Monday’s match.
He declared, “He’s a really good player.” He is a surety for long balls, set pieces, penalties, and free kicks. for numerous reasons. They are able to connect with him. He is a really talented player.
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I’m glad he’s back. Hopefully, he, his life, and his family will never forget that time. The Premier League is always more than happy to welcome exceptional talents.
The Englishman scored 20 goals in 33 Premier League games last season, including two in Brentford’s 2-1 victory against City at the Etihad Stadium in November 2022.
The 27-year-old has scored goals in Brentford’s last two league games against Tottenham Hotspur and Nottingham Forest since his comeback.
This demonstrates how quickly Toney has adjusted to his new situation and explains why Guardiola has been so complimentary of him while also acknowledging the threat he poses to the Citizens.
It also demonstrates the reason why City’s defence should be extremely cautious around the striker and that they must play at their highest level to contain him and prevent him from scoring.
But, the Brentford players will need to be just as cautious of Erling Haaland, who is returning from injury for City, as the Citizens are of Toney, given that City has their own