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Premier League: Guardiola reaches out to Cancelo: “He’s here and he’s done so many things for us”


Joao Cancelo’s future is, as of July 22, a mystery to be solved. His future seemed far from Manchester City after he left on loan to Bayern Munich, with an option to buy, in the middle of last season.

In England it even slipped that the trigger was a ‘quarrel’ with Pep. The winger Cancelo, who did not enjoy long minutes, banished from Germany: “It’s a lie that I fought with Guardiola.”

However, the City boss was equally apart regarding the winger’s future at the Etihad: “I won’t say a bad word about Cancelo…but I don’t know what will happen next season.”

I won’t say a bad word about Cancelo…but I don’t know what will happen next season

Pep Guardiola

“Joao is here and she’s part of the group.”

Now, with the Portuguese back after failing to impress in Munich, Guardiola offered a ‘helping hand’ during his tour of Japan. Publicly, at least. “He’s back from his loan at Bayern Munich, he’s here and he’s part of the group.“.

He’s back from his loan at Bayern Munich, he’s here and he’s part of the group

Pep Guardiola

The possibility of him leaving Etihad Airways is still pending. “We’ll see what happens,” Pep, who, however, recognized Cancelo’s footballing potential, said: “He gave a lot of things to the team in the past.”

And it is that the former player of Benfica, Valencia, Juventus, Inter and Bayern, after overcoming the initial contradictions with Guardiola, played an important role in City, Since Guardiola’s arrival, he has won five out of the seven at stake. The Portuguese played 154 matches for the “Heavenly Blues” in it Scored 9 goals and distributed 22 assists.

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