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Guardiola praise for 'exceptional' Cancelo

Pep Guardiola saluted the 'exceptional' display of Joao Cancelo in the wake of City's 1-1 Premier League draw with Liverpool on Sunday.

The Portuguese defender produced another superb performance, winning the man-of-the match award and maintaining his fine form of late.

And as the City manager reflected on a hard-fought draw with the reigning champions, he praised Cancelo's all-round impact.

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"He played exceptionally, with the ball and without the ball. He is a special talent," Guardiola asserted.

"Defensively sometimes he needs to be consistent but when he is consistent, his focus is fantastic. He’s a fantastic guy and a football player."

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