Will Sergio Gomez leave Manchester City on loan? Pep Guardiola reveals his plans for the new left-back

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed that new signing Sergio Gomez will not go out on loan, but will be part of his Manchester City first-team squad and compete for the left-back position this season.

The Spainiard joined the club from Belgian Side Anderlecht in an £11m (€13m) deal early this week.

Despite rumours claiming the 21-year-old will be sent out on loan, City boss Guardiola has confirmed he will stay in Manchester this season.

“You know the club is always working on many possibilities in many positions,” he said.

“This one target is a young player, in the youth World Cup years ago the best player was Phil Foden and he was the second-best player.

“He played in Spain U21, young talent for Barcelona, went to Borussia Dortmund, played in good hands under Vincent Kompany.

“He played well, we target him to bring him here.

“He’s for now, he will stay with us.”