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sport news Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson jokes he could replace Kevin de Bruyne in ...
sport news Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson jokes he could replace Kevin de Bruyne in ...
Man City goalkeeper Ederson jokes he could replace Kevin de Bruyne in MIDFIELD claiming 'it would not change anything' as he hopes to become Pep Guardiola's penalty taker Ederson revealed he would prefer Kevin de Bruyne's role over playing striker  David James was played as a striker by Stuart Pearce for Man City in 2005 The Brazilian keeper has made no secret of his desire to take a penalty for City City became the first team to miss four or more penalties in consecutive seasons

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Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson claimed that he would relish the chance to replace Kevin de Bruyne in midfield and joked that the move would 'not change anything'. 

The Brazilian's goalkeeping ability may have earned him the Golden Glove award last season but his technical skills and footwork could merit him a spot outfield. 

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City have a history of playing keepers outfield as Stuart Pearce brought David James off the bench as a striker in their 2005 final day showdown against Middlesbrough.

Man City goalkeeper Ederson joked that he could replace star midfielder Kevin de Bruyne

Man City goalkeeper Ederson joked that he could replace star midfielder Kevin de Bruyne

Now the Brazil international has hinted that he could be the next to make the switch out of goal but claimed he would prefer to be in midfield than in a No 9 role.  

When discussing James' cameo against Middlesbrough, the 28-year-old told CityTV : 'If I were to go outfield like this, I would not ask to be a striker.

'I would prefer to play in the midfield. In Kevin's place!

The Brazilian claimed that his switch with the Belgian (centre) would 'not change anything'

The Brazilian claimed that his switch with the Belgian (centre) would 'not change anything'

'If I were to choose, if someone asked me to play, I would say: 'Take off De Bruyne and

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