FORMER Manchester Metropolis defender Micah Richards believes wonderkid Phil Foden should play each week.
The England sensation put in a terrific efficiency as Pep Guardiola’s side blew Chelsea away with a 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge.
Phil Foden was in terrific type as Man Metropolis brushed Chelsea apartCredit score: AP:Related Press
Foden, 20, assisted Ilkay Gundogan to open the scoring earlier than getting himself on the scoresheet simply three minutes later.
Kevin De Bruyne then completed Chelsea off but it surely was Foden’s efficiency that had the pundits heaping reward on the teen.
He has solely began six league matches this season however Richards believes Guardiola should now embody him as one of many first names on the group sheet.
He informed Sky Sports activities: “I simply wish to see Foden play each single week.
“He is performed like this earlier than and has been not noted of the group.
“Each time he performs he does have an effect on the sport.
“He provides a lot extra to the group than simply objectives and assists – his vitality, his work price, his need, he is bought completely every thing.
“I have been saying this for years. I am not evaluating him to David Silva. He is an unimaginable expertise however he deserves to be taking part in each single sport.”
Foden has scored three and assisted two within the Prem this season and Roy Keane insists he should keep his terrific type to stay in Metropolis’s facet.
Sky Sports activities pundit Micah Richards believes Foden should play each weekCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
The ex-Man United midfielder added: “He desires to play. Metropolis and Pep had been criticised about not giving him sufficient video games. He is bought to carry out like he did immediately.
“Whenever you’re at an enormous membership like Metropolis, the one means he can put that proper is by taking part in like that.
“If he is not noted on Wednesday after that efficiency, then he may be indignant.”