The task ahead for new signing Rodri and the talent and potential of one Manchester City youngster are up for discussion in Wednesday's Media Watch.

Opinion

Manchester Evening News: Former Barcelona defender picks out two Man City challenges for Rodri

Albert Ferrer: “So there are two things: with the ball he has to be more like a leader and, in terms of defence, he has to be thinking more about being proactive.

“He has to work on this but I’m sure he can do it. He has the quality to do it.”

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John Van ‘t Schip on Philippe Sandler: “I was immediately convinced of his footballing qualities. He has a great pass and a good cross ball.

“Philippe has the insight to play through the lines and he dares to play that ball.

“He is also a very good boy in the dressing room and empowered in the field. He has that from Ajax. It is a great advantage that he ends up with his mentor Kompany again.”

That's all for today, but we'll be back with more of the same tomorrow.