Pep Explains Why Dropped Ederson, De Bruyne Unnamed Again
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has explained. Why Ederson was only a substitute against West Ham United, while Kevin De Bruyne was not name. another game
Guardiola has decided to start with second-hand goalkeeper Stefan Ortega. While Ilkay Gundogan is on the bench.
It was Ortega’s first start in the Premier League. Since moving from Arminia Bielefeld for free last summer
Meanwhile, De Bruyne was nameless in last weekend’s 2-1 win over Fulham. And now he has missed two Premier League games in a row.
When asked why Ederson was only on the bench, Guardiola said: “He needs to rest a bit. We have a lot of games So rest is good for the state of mind.”
“We have a lot of confidence in Stefan and try to get everyone involved.”
And when asked about De Bruyne’s absence and Gundogan’s place on the bench, Guardiola added: “Kevin is feeling better and better, but he’s not ready yet. I hope he can be back at the weekend.”
“Gundokan plays a lot, we always try to pick the right guy. But those who didn’t actually start today might play perfectly. It’s not easy.”