Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has lavished praise on his summer signing Ferran Torres after his performance against Marseille in the Champions League last night.
The Spanish attacker had to fill in as the striker due to injuries to Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus.
Torres managed to score the opening goal of the game in the 3-0 win last night and Guardiola is pleased with his performance despite him operating in an unnatural position.
It seems that the Manchester City manager is happy with the Spaniard’s effort last night.
Ferran Torres had scored against Porto last week as well.
Guardiola is having to field makeshift strikers due to injuries and the Manchester City manager will be hoping that the likes of Torres and Sterling can get the job done while the likes of Aguero and Jesus recover from their injuries.
Ferran Torres is a naturally wide player but he did well against Marseille and the youngster will be hoping to build on his impressive start to life at Manchester City by scoring more goals in the upcoming matches.
Guardiola said (via MEN): “Ferran has settled really well. He’s not a striker, I would congratulate him and say thank you for making the effort to play in this position. He scored a goal.
“It’s not easy as a striker playing a 4-5-1 because there are lots of players there and no space around so honestly, it’s not easy. But we don’t have many options. Until Gabriel and Sergio come back we don’t have many so we have an alternative playing Ferran in this position.”
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