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Ex-Man City defender Lescott: Stones not treated unfairly by Guardiola

Former Manchester City defender Joleon Lescott does not believe John Stones has been treated unfairly by Pep Guardiola.

The England international has featured sporadically for City this season, with Guardiola choosing to rotate him with Nicolas Otamendi.

Lescott told Grand National: "Only Pep knows what he sees in both players (Stones and Nicolas Otamendi) in order to pick them. He's always rotated between him (Stones) and Otamendi.

"Pep's main focus at centre half at the moment is Fernandinho, it seems he just picks who is most appropriate for each game.

"I don't think anyone is being unfairly treated. They all are getting enough game time. Obviously players want to play every game but that's just not realistic nowadays."

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