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Man City hero Goater: Torres capable of playing No9 consistently

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Manchester City hero Shaun Goater is adamant Ferran Torres can play as a No9 this season.

Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling and Phil Foden all had a go through the last campaign as the 'false-nine' became Pep Guardiola's go-to.

And having missed out on Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo, while title rivals Chelsea splashed £97.5million on Romelu Lukaku, it's set to be more of the same as City look to defend their Premier League title.

Goater told The Sun: “I really like the look of Torres. He will challenge for top goalscorer at City this season.

“When I watch him, I think: 'Is this guy really a wide player?'

“His decision making, runs, movement and finishing… he looks like a centre-forward to me.

“He's a real threat. He doesn't need three or four opportunities to work the goalkeeper.

“You give him two, he works the keeper and one of them almost always goes in."

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