Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has thanked new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for his amazing start to the season.
The 21 year old has come off the back of heavy criticism, following his poor display at Euro 2016 in France.
Sterling scored twice in City’s 3-1 victory over West Ham United last night. Sterling looks a rejuvenated figure since Guardiola’s arrival, scoring two goals and three assists in just four games.
THE GUARDIOLA EFFECT
“Obviously it was a difficult first season getting to know the club, but Pep Guardiola has come in and given us a lot of courage,” Sterling told Sky Sports.
“He even had a go at me in the first half for not dibbling as much as I should do. So credit for him for really giving me that boost.”
The Sky Blues look a completely different outfit to last season. Guardiola’s Spanish influence is evident in the players one touch Barcelona–esque passing.
City sit at the top of the Premier League table, and in perfect stead for the Manchester Derby in 12 days.