Manchester City fans laud 'insane' Carlos Borges after U-18 award
Manchester City fans have heaped praise on U-18 player Carlos Borges.
The 17-year-old attacker has been in sensational form and was key to City’s U-18 Premier League win. The Portuguese attacker hit an astonishing 13 goals and 19 assists in 22 games.
City’s U-18 were one of three sides to win their respective league titles this season. The U-21s claimed the Premier League 2 trophy whilst Pep Guardiola guided the Cityzen’s senior team to their fifth Premier League triumph.
Borges joined the City academy at the age of 10 from Sporting Lisbon. A complete left-sided player, the teenager can operate at both left-wing and at left-back.
The teenager has been one of the U-18 side’s best performing players. And Borges was rewarded for his form by being named the club’s U-18 Players’ Player of the Year.
City supporters were happy for Borges, and his stats for the year had some fans believing they have a real talent on their hands.
Here’s what some supporters had to say on Twitter about Borges…
Remember his name.. he'll be better than Mbappe— Nathan🤘 (@DiasCEO) May 31, 2021
Promote him to the first team— abdul🇳🇬 #SAVESHEIKHJARRAH🇵🇸 (@mcfcabdull) May 31, 2021
That’s insane numbers— Ali (@Ali_Szn14) May 31, 2021
Remember the name, he’s gonna break through— Akaas (@akaas07) May 31, 2021
Some player him— starz (@zxlini) May 31, 2021
Mental stats— ᴠ𝑖ɴᴄᴇɴᴢᴏ ᴄᴀssᴀɴᴏ (@OMGitsKRAZY) May 31, 2021
Borges will likely be join Man City’s U-23 side next season after this incredible year at U-18 level.
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