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|Posté le: Mar 8 Mai - 07:36 (2018) Sujet du message: Man City's Benjamin Mendy has another reason to be delighted
The left-back got his hands on the trophy after the draw with Huddersfield on Sunday.
Mendy missed sbo128 seven months of the season after rupturing ligaments in his right knee during City's 5-0 win over Crystal Palace in September.
But the 23-year-old left-back made his comeback in last month's win over Swansea and was afforded more game time on Sunday as he replaced Fabian Delph with 33 minutes left to play of the 0-0 draw with Huddersfield.
Now Mendy, who has just four France caps, says he is ready for a place in Didier Deschamps' 23-man squad for this summer's showpiece in Russia.
“I’ll do like everyone else and try to get as much playing time as possible,” Mendy told French sbo128 outlet SFR Sport.
“We’ll see when the list comes out. Physically and mentally, I’m at full power and I’m ready to go to Russia.”
Fabian Delph, who has deputised at left-back for the majority of the season in Mendy's absence, is in contention to go to the World Cup with England.
Last week City manager Pep Guardiola talked up the former Aston Villa man's chances of taking part in the tournament.
"I would like to see Fabian in the World Cup, I think he deserves it," Guardiola said. "He can play in different positions. Also, he has a good heart, he's a fantastic person and I think he's a guy for the group."
All countries taking part in the World Cup must submit their provisional 35-man squads to FIFA by May 14 before whittling them down to just 23 by June 4. sbo128