A YOUNG Manchester City fan trolled Paris Saint-Germain star Lionel Messi asking the football icon to ‘get Phil Foden’s shirt for me’.
City welcome PSG to the Etihad as the pair struggle for control of their Champions League group.
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PSG won the fixture in Paris 2-0, with Messi scoring a trademark goal to announce his arrival in the French capital.
And as the two teams warmed up in front of a sold-out crowd in Manchester, one fan decided he ask one of the greats to get the shirt of one of football’s future stars.
The sign held up by a young fan read: “Messi can you get Foden’s shirt for me?”
Unfortunately for the fan, Foden isn’t even in City’s matchday squad.
The 21-year-old academy product is not fit enough to participate in Wednesday’s game.
Jack Grealish is also missing from Pep Guardiola’s squad after returning from the international break with a knock.
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Despite City missing key players, opposition manager Mauricio Pochettino – who is being linked with the Manchester United job – has labelled the team as ‘one of the greatest teams in the world’.
Ahead of the game, Poch said: “I think Manchester City are one of the greatest teams in the world, with, for me, the best coach.
“It is going to be tough. We don’t know if we are going to win or not. We know there are a lot of theories. The most important thing is the 180 minutes to get to the final and to be better than your opponent.
“We know we need to fight a lot tomorrow and next week to beat a great team like Manchester City.
“It is not going to be an easy game for both sides. They have unbelievable players that are difficult to control in 90 minutes and in our side, it is the same.
“City are doing fantastic journey this season and in the previous seasons with Pep. It is going to be a tough game.”
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