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Pep Guardiola says Rodrigo is on course to become one of the world's best midfielders - and is already better than he was

The City manager made the 23-year-old his first summer signing, and the former Atletico Madrid man impressed in his competitive debut in the Community Shield victory against Liverpool last Sunday.

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And Guardiola says there is no limit to Rodrigo's potential.

"Of course!" Pep said when asked if Rodrigo is better than he was. "Holding midfielders today are more complete.

"He will become a top top midfielder for the future, he is already, you have to be for national team in Spain."

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