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Man City midfielder Foden flattered by Iniesta comparison

Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden is happy being likened to Barcelona icon Andres Iniesta.

Oxford United boss Karl Robinson made the comparison after last night's Carabao Cup defeat to City.

“I'm happy about that but Iniesta, come on, he is on a different planet," said Foden, who was player of the tournament and scored twice in the final as England Under-17s won the World Cup in 2017.

“So for them to call me is massive."

He added: “It was massive, getting these cup games and run outs whenever I can and just keeping improving and hopefully one day I can be starting a lot more games.

“There are a lot of things still to improve, so I am just keeping my head down, and working hard and keep improving."

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