Manchester City have a very special talent in the form of Stockport-born Phil Foden, the 17-year-old midfielder who is already on the periphery of Pep Guardiola’s first team.
Foden is currently away at the FIFA U-17 World Cup and has been one of the tournament’s most impressive players, shining as England have made their way to the final. Phil, along with goalkeeper Curtis Anderson and defender Joel Latibeaudiere, are representing Man City proudly.
England’s under-17s today reached the World Cup final after beating Brazil 3-1 in a game featuring the trio of City starlets. And again, Foden was influential, one example being his involvement in the hat-trick goal for Liverpool sensation Rhian Brewster.
Watch the whole move and goal:
What a play! Phil Foden with an exceptional pass and Rhian Brewster securing his hat trick. pic.twitter.com/tcKUo5sQwl
— BM²² (@CrossLikeMendy) October 25, 2017
Foden is winning plaudits from those following the competition closely and Manchester City may finally have produced a local boy who could soon take the world by storm.
Also, Phil Foden is a national treasure. What a player Man City have nurtured.
— Joe Prince-Wright (@JPW_NBCSports) October 25, 2017
City Watch interviewed Phil back in February to discuss his background, develop, influences and hopes for the future. Be sure to give it a read if you missed it!