Man Metropolis goalkeeper Ederson has confidently claimed that he’s the membership’s finest penalty taker.
The Residents have struggled to discover a constant spot-kick scorer with Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero, Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne lacking from 12 yards for the reason that begin of final season.
De Bruyne grew to become Metropolis’s newest participant to overlook a penalty when he didn’t hit the goal in a 1-1 draw with title rivals Liverpool earlier this month.
And Ederson, who’s thought to be one of many world’s finest goalkeepers along with his toes, seems able to tackle further duty.
He stated: “I don’t prepare a lot free-kicks. I educated penalties and once I performed for Riberao I took some free-kicks however that’s previously now.
“That’s previously and we’ve some excellent free-kick takers. Penalties, I’m the very best penalty taker however I’m not chosen to take them.”
In 2018, Guardiola insisted he would by no means let Ederson take a penalty for his facet throughout a match.
He stated: “No, that’s not going to occur. As a result of he’s a goalkeeper, there are different gamers who can take one, respect for the opponents, respect for the competitions.
“One scenario is a pleasant, for a shoot-out, perhaps he can do it, however in the course of the recreation, no.”