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Guardiola hails 'outstanding' Foden

Pep Guardiola hailed Phil Foden's 'outstanding' contribution to City's table-topping team.

The Stockport-born City fan proved the matchwinner in Wednesday night's hard-fought 1-0 triumph over Brentford, converting Kevin De Bruyne's cross with an excellent first-time finish to clinch a precious three points and extend the Champions' lead atop the Premier League to eight points.

Guardiola was full of praise for the 21-year-old, who shone once again, showcasing his versatility, technique and game management.

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"Phil has always been outstanding since he came up with us to start to train and play," the City boss said.

"He is a guy who can play in different positions and at an exceptional level.

"He is always a good player and we had no doubts about that.

"He does not need to prove anything to me. He needs to enjoy football like he used to as a little boy."

Hear Pep's post-match thoughts in the video above...

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