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Benjamin Mendy determined to prove himself long-term at Man City

Manchester City fullback Benjamin Mendy is determined to prove himself after returning from two long-term knee injuries.

He ruptured cruciate ligaments in his knee in a game against Crystal Palace in 2017, which saw him miss seven months of City's Centurions campaign.

And a tear to the meniscus in his left knee in the 3-1 win over Manchester United in November 2018 meant he played just four more times before the end of the season.

"It's a very, very good feeling," he said. “It was not easy. I am not crying, nothing changed.

“I worked very hard in Barcelona and Manchester [during the rehabilitation period]. All the physios helped me a lot.

“I was injured, came back, then was injured. The fans can be sad, I can understand, but I can do nothing more than work hard.

“I listened to the doctor and I worked on my knee.

“Now I hope everything is good and I can give everything to this club for a very, very long time."

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