Recently, Manchester City's chief operating officer Velada said in an interview that Mendy is still a top left-back, and he hopes that the French defender will remain healthy in the new season and release his greatest potential.
According to the "Manchester Evening News" statistics, in the 1174 days after Mendy joined Manchester City, 658 days were missed due to injury. Speaking of left-back position, Velada said: "We believe that we have a top left-back, an expert named Benjamin Mendy, unfortunately he has experienced two serious injuries, which affected his career. Career, but we believe he will become a very important player."
"I hope he can stay away from injuries this year and show his greatest potential. Zinchenko has done a very good job at the left-back position. This is not where he started, but when he played this position, he did a great job. it is good."
Velada went on to mention that Laporte, Aker and Cancelo can also play at left back. The Manchester City executive added: "We have enough substitutes to stand up at left back and perform well. "
Mendy has played 5 times in the new season and sent 1 assist.