Pep Guardiola has singled out one participant amongst his star-studded aspect for reward after their 2-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach within the final 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday.
The Spaniard hailed Ilkay Gundogan as one of many ‘most clever’ gamers he’s ever labored with in his profession.
Manchester Metropolis secured a 4-0 victory on combination in opposition to the German aspect to cruise into the last-eight with Kevin De Bruyne and Gundogan on the rating sheet.
Metropolis now be a part of Actual Madrid, Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and Porto within the quarter-finals line-up.
It was Gundogan’s fifteenth objective for Manchester Metropolis this season in all competitions and Guardiola was left ‘delighted’ with the Germany worldwide’s newest contribution.
“He’s all the time had a way of objective, taking part in in Dortmund,” Guardiola stated in a post-match interview.
“He’s an extremely good man. He’s one of many… I’ll always remember the time we spent collectively.
“As a participant he is likely one of the most clever, wiser gamers I’ve ever skilled, I’ve ever seen.
“This season, everytime he has arrived to the objectives, he has scored the objectives, he has this high quality however not simply that.
“So delighted with the efficiency from Ilkay once more and from all the staff.”