Five Man City players who could shine at the World Cup

By Guest writer, Mon 11 June 2018 11:30

Five Man City players who could shine at the World Cup 

Manchester City smashed plenty of records on their way to winning last season's Premier League title and they will establish another one at the World Cup in Russia.

The Blues will have 16 players at the tournament, with Brazil leading the way by picking five City players.

England have selected four, Argentina and Belgium have chosen two each, while Germany, Spain and France with one apiece complete the list.

Read on as we take a look at five City players who could shine at this summer's World Cup.

Gabriel Jesus - Brazil

Five City stars have been chosen by Brazil, although only Jesus and Fernandinho are likely to feature in the starting XI.

Jesus has already scored 10 goals in 17 games for the Samba Kings and he should cause some serious damage alongside the likes of Neymar and Philippe Coutinho.

Raheem Sterling - England

John Stones, Kyle Walker and Sterling could all be in the line-up for England's opening game against Tunisia on June 18.

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He is likely to be fired up after yet another bashing from the press in the build-up to the tournament and he could be good value to get on the scoresheet against the African side.

Sergio Aguero - Argentina

Nicolas Otamendi seems sure to feature in Argentina's defence, but Aguero is undoubtedly a player who should shine at this World Cup.

The forward has scored 37 goals in 85 appearances for his country and he can be expected to add to his tally in Russia.

Kevin De Bruyne - Belgium

Vincent Kompany faces a battle with Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen for a place in the starting line-up, leaving De Bruyne as the stand-out City player in the Belgium squad.

Belgium have been tipped by many pundits to make their mark at this World Cup and De Bruyne will have to perform at his best if those predictions are to come to fruition.

David Silva - Spain

Silva will be an integral part of Spain's midfield at the World Cup and he could leave Russia with a winner's medal this summer.

The 32-year-old took his goals tally to 35 in 122 apperances during his country's recent 1-1 friendly draw with Switzerland and he looks in good form ahead of the tournament.

Spain are unbeaten under manager Julen Lopetegui and are a decent price at around 6/1 to lift the trophy for the second time.