Man City defender Kolarov goes from hero to zero
Manchester City’s blistering start to the season has largely been built on Pep Guardiola’s ability to improve the players he inherited.
Raheem Sterling is perhaps the most obvious example – but Aleksandar Kolarov is another who has undergone a remarkable resurgence under Guardiola’s tutelage.
Converted to centre-half for much of the campaign in the most unlikely tactical switch we’ve seen at City since David James was deployed as a striker, he’s been a revelation - strong in the tackle, solid in the air, his pinpoint long-range passing used to great effect.
It’s all been a far cry from last... read more