Gary Neville was stuffed with reward for Phil Foden for his half in Manchester Metropolis’s 4-Zero drubbing of Liverpool on Thursday evening.
In truth, the previous Manchester United defender prompt Foden had made Andy Robertson play like ‘he had per week on the lash’.
The newly-crowned Premier League champions arrived on the Etihad having dethroned Pep Guardiola’s facet final week.
Victory over Crystal Palace and Metropolis’s defeat to Chelsea ensured the title was heading to Anfield for the primary time in 30 years.
Though Mohamed Salah admitted some members of the squad had needed Metropolis to beat Chelsea to maintain the title race alive, the celebrations have been as vibrant as if they’d wrenched the title from the Residents themselves.
In truth, Metropolis have been so good at residence, Neville even prompt they’d partied a tad too onerous.
After the distinctive Foden added Metropolis’s third of the night by working rings round Robertson, the Sky Sports activities pundit felt obliged to heap reward on the England Underneath-21 worldwide whereas defending the normally diligent Robertson.
“Effectively I discussed [Andy] Robertson,” Neville mentioned on commentary. “And he has been excellent for Liverpool for the final two seasons.
“However he has been enjoying tonight like he has had per week on the lash, so not like him.
“I talked about getting drawn into areas; he simply has to carry his nerve, he’s dashing out and getting performed round.”
Followers have been so shocked by the normally faultless defender that he was even trending on Twitter throughout and after the sport.
For the 20-year-old Foden, although, he continues to go from power to power and has been straight concerned in 13 targets in his final 17 appearances altogether and appears like a ready-made alternative for the outgoing David Silva.
Because the restart in actual fact, he has scored as many targets as Liverpool have.