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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"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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