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I idolise Messi but I am not comparable - Man City young gun Roberts

Manchester City's Patrick Roberts has played down comparisons with Lionel Messi.


The 18-year-old winger was nicknamed 'Mini-Messi' at Fulham and although he admits to revering the Barcelona superstar, he does not believe the two can be compared.

"He is my favourite player in the world, and I idolise him," he said.

"But I don't compare myself to him at all – I look up to him and dream to be like him one day."

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