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Carlo Ancelotti claims Manchester City star is a “fantastic player” ahead of UCL semi-final second leg

Carlo Ancelotti, Real Madrid boss

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Carlo Ancelotti has opened up on Phil Foden, claiming the Manchester City star is a “fantastic player”.

Despite his young age, Foden has already established himself as a key player in Pep Guardiola’s squad. His latest huge contribution came in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid.

Ahead of the second leg, Ancelotti has praised the City youngster and predicted the attacker will have a bright future under Guardiola.

“He’s a fantastic player, really young, doing well,” the Italian manager said, via City Xtra. 

“He [Pep Guardiola] will have a fantastic player, a modern striker. Really fast, intelligent, dangerous. One of the best talents that England has in this moment…”

The Champions League semi-final second leg between Manchester City and Real Madrid will take place on Wednesday.

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