Report: Man City to offer Foden improved long-term contract

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Manchester City sees big value in the star of the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup.

Phil Foden, recently returned from injury, is reportedly set to receive a big pay raise in a long-term contract offer from Man City. The 17-year-old English midfielder has impressed Pep Guardiola this season and was given his Man City debut last November in the UEFA Champions League against Feyenoord, with Guardiola inserting Foden into the starting lineup for the match against Shakhtar Donetsk.

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Foden starred for England’s U-17s last year as England won its first title at that level. Foden’s silky smooth passing and dribbling impressed many fans and media alike across the globe, leading to speculation that he could move abroad.

But it appears that Foden is in Guardiola’s plans, which can only mean good things for the youngster as he comes to terms with the rigors of the life of a professional at the highest level.