More to come from Mendy

28 May 2020 18:28:25 GMTPlus10

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has reflected on his spell on the sidelines, insisting fans are yet to see the best of him.

Mendy was part of the Monaco side that won the Ligue 1 title in the 2016/17 season and his performances at left-back earned him a £52million move to Manchester City.

The deal saw Mendy become the most expensive defender in world football at the time but his first season was interrupted when he ruptured the ACL in his knee in September.

Honestly, we have not seen the real Mendy yet at Man City.

Benjamin Mendy

Injuries have continued to plague the defender and across the three seasons he has spent with the Citizens, he has managed a total of only 31 league appearances.

City have nonetheless excelled in recent seasons, winning the domestic treble under Pep Guardiola's last campaign, with Ukrainian Oleksandr Zinchenko having been deployed at left-back.

And Mendy concedes he feels sorry for those who have believed in him but insists he will show fans what he is made of when he gets back to first-team action.

Speaking to Sky Sports, he said: "It's not easy. The people who believe in me, who took me to join Man City, for all the fans in the stadium and across the world who watch the game, I feel sorry.

"I want to fight and I want to show why City wanted to sign me. I worked hard to come back and why not more? Because every day we can improve.

"Honestly, we have not seen the real Mendy yet at Man City."

Despite his club woes, Mendy did find fitness for long enough to be part of France's victorious squad at World Cup 2018.

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