Why Man City defender Stones is becoming Guardiola's favourite
It was immediately obvious soon after John Stones arrived at Manchester City that he wasn’t going to settle for just a first-team place.
After three of his first four games he put himself forward for the post-match TV interview with the rights holders - and Pep Guardiola, who seems to see Stones as a personal project as well as a key player, would often bring him to the sidelines in order to transmit his tactical message to the team.
For a young defender to be taking on such responsibility immediately after joining a side where the expectations and demands are significantly higher than at... read more
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