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​Ferdinand ranks Man City whizkid Foden above BVB star Haaland

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand is in awe of Manchester City youngster Phil Foden.

Ferdinand heavily praised the young Englishman after his excellent performance against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League semi final second leg.

City won the game 2-0 in Manchester, and are now through to the final after a 4-1 win on aggregate.

Foden, who is only 20, was instrumental in both legs, and Ferdinand believes he is the best young player in the world.

"At the moment I would say Phil Foden is the best young player in the world right now on form," Ferdinand said from the BT Sport studio after the game.

"[Erling] Haaland is yet to play at this level. In terms of this moment, Foden is the best on form."

Ex-City and England keeper Joe Hart agreed, adding:

"Look at his [Foden's] freedom.

"His name is Phil, he's 20 from Stockport and he's lighting it up!

"It's so important for Man City to have a player doing that."

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