Benjamin Mendy says he wishes Manchester City’s fans were at the Etihad Stadium to witness his first goal for the Club in the 5-0 win over Burnley.

The Frenchman opened his City account in some style, volleying in Kevin De Bruyne’s wonderful cross at the far post to put Pep Guardiola’s side three up before half-time.


It was a proud moment for Mendy, who, despite his defensive duties, is now targeting more goals.

“I feel so good,” he said afterwards.

“I would prefer it with all the fans in the stadium. I came from far for the goal, there was a lot of endurance.  

“I feel happy and I hope more are going to come.”

City were in total control against the Clarets and reaped the rewards to record our biggest victory of the season so far.

Pep Guardiola‘s side have not scored as freely in recent weeks, with the manager expressing his desire to see the team improve in the final third and Mendy says  the players never doubted that our scoring touch would return.

“It was so important to be focused on the finishing because most of the games we had a lot of shots, but we don’t score a lot,” he added.

“We know we have the quality to do that, like today. I think all the team is happy.

“In the second half we dropped a bit. The most important thing is a clean sheet and we scored a lot, so everybody is happy.”

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