Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has lavished praise on to Kyle Walker for his brilliant display against West Ham United.

As quoted by the club’s official website, the Catalan tactician gave his two cents on the £50 million (Guardian) man’s showing on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola lauded Kyle Walker for his cracking performance for Manchester City in their 3-1 win against West Ham United.

Pep Guardiola says Kyle Walker was ‘really, really good’ against West Ham

Branded as ‘irreplaceable’ by the Spaniard himself, the 33-year-old has started the season on a positive note.

Operating in both a wide as well as an inverted role, Walker adapted to both responsibilities well from both an attacking and a defensive standpoint.

Pep Guardiola showered Kyle Walker with praise after Manchester City maintained their winning start to the season against West Ham.

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“I would say I’m not surprised as I have known him for seven years! But I have to admit that when he is stable, happy whatever it is… wow, he has the ability”, he said.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola continued to give Kyle Walker the credit he deserves after his side’s victory against West Ham.

“His mum and dad gave him some genetics that our mum and dad didn’t give to us! This is the reality and every time he is a better player, understands better the game with the ball, he is much better, in all the aspects he is really, really good.”

Manchester City were smart to tie Kyle Walker down to a new contract

After the exits of experienced heads like Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte, Manchester City made the right decision to tie Kyle Walker to a new contract and make life easier for Pep Guardiola.

The treble-winner remains the best defensive full-back in the world and is the favourite alongside Kevin De Bruyne to become City’s next captain.

While Walker may not be in his prime any longer, it is hard to name a single right-back that can claim to be better than him.

Keeping a serial winner like the Englishman who knows Guardiola’s system like the back of his hand was smart business as the club are expected to challenge on multiple fronts once again this season.

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