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Pep Guardiola says Douglas Luiz’s has real potential

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes Douglas Luiz has real potential and that he is excited by it.

Luiz is currently in the United States as part of City’s squad for the pre-season tour.

He was also featured in the debut International Champions Cup game against Borussia Dortmund at Soldier Field in Chicago. However, he was not in Wednesday night’s clash with Liverpool as a result of an injury.

Guardiola believes the injury was not serious, adding he has been impressed with the youngster so far.

“He has potential – real potential,” Guardiola told press as quoted in Man City.

“He’s physically strong and he wants to learn. It was a good experience but he didn’t play regularly in Girona.

“I knew him very well from Brazil and he has trained with us for ten days.

“He was in the first game. In the second game, he had a little problem in his ligament and that’s why he didn’t play.

“I don’t know (if he will play against Bayern Munich). Hopefully, he can play and we’ll see what will happen at the end of this month.”