Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has reportedly kept Leroy Sane out of his squad today due to concerns over his attitude and performances in training.
The Germany international was a key player for the club last season, playing a starring role as they strolled to the Premier League title.
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However, the PFA Young Player of the Year winner has perhaps let his high standards dip in recent times after missing out on Joachim Low’s squad for the World Cup and now featuring less so far this season.
Sane has not yet started a league match for City this term, and is now not in today’s squad altogether, with the Mail claiming it’s due to concerns over the way he’s applied himself on the training pitch.
Things must be pretty bad if the 22-year-old cannot even make the bench for City, who take on Newcastle in today’s late kickoff.
Guardiola’s side could do with a win after a draw at Wolves last weekend, but dropping Sane seems a tad risky.
City are also missing Kevin De Bruyne through injury so could do with all the attacking options they have, with those two a major part of how City blew teams away last season.