March 27, 2023
Soccer Lewis looking to consolidate first-team position at Manchester City

MANCHESTER, England, December 29 (Reuters) – Defender Rico Lewis says he would not really feel like a first-team participant regardless of Manchester Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola giving the 18-year-old his Premier League begin towards Leeds United on Wednesday.

Changing the injured Kyle Walker this season, Lewis began at right-back in Metropolis’s 3-1 win at Elland Street.

“It is like I am nonetheless taking part in with them,” Lewis was quoted as saying on the BBC web site.

“I do not really feel like a primary workforce participant. I do my finest to maintain up with them and provides my finest efficiency to assist them win.

“I do not know when I’ll really feel like a first-team participant, it’ll step by step change into pure, I do not suppose will probably be a turning level.”

He selected his teammate Walker as one in all his right-back idols.

Walker has been on the bench since getting back from the World Cup, however he gave Lewis some much-needed suggestions.

“I watched him and the way in which he performed the entire time he was at Metropolis. He is a price to the workforce and you may see that Metropolis is not what it was once when he isn’t taking part in,” Lewis mentioned.

“I need to be an everyday first-team participant like him and be an asset to the workforce.”

Reporting Adam Millington, editor Pritha Sarkar

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