Premier League gold has been very evenly matched this season.
Fifteen minutes before the end of Manchester City’s game against Aston Villa, with a 2-0 score for the visitors, most City fans were probably afraid that Liverpool would become league champions.
Then Ilkay Gundogan appeared. Not just once, but scored two goals.
In addition, Rodrygo hit the ball into the goal from 20 meters.
Thus Manchester City won the match 3-2, and could celebrate the gold medal by one point over Liverpool.
Now German Gundogan reveals that director of rivals, Jürgen Klopp, was one of the first to congratulate him on the victory.
– He was among the first. The midfielder says: We have always treated each other with great respect Sports 1.
The 31-year-old played under Klopp’s management at Dortmund for several seasons, and is full of kind words about his former boss.
He had another good season with Liverpool, and they made life very difficult for us. He is a great person and coach, which he has shown over several years, as he points out to the recent Premier League champions.
Gundogan was an important piece in Pep Guardiola’s era at Manchester City, but rumor has it that the German is now considering turning his nose away from Manchester.
With only a year left on his contract with the Light Blues, both the Manchester Evening News and transfer guru Fabrizio Romano have reported that talks are underway between Gundogan and Manchester City to see if they have any joint future.
Barcelona and Arsenal have both been mentioned as possible destinations, should the midfielder leave the Etihad Stadium this summer.
In that case, his last game for the club would have truly put a worthy end to a brilliant career for a light blues musician.
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