Pep Guardiola praised Ferran Torres’ instinct to score after the youngster scored his first hat-trick for the champions in a 4-3 win over Newcastle United in the English Premier League (EPL) away earlier this morning.
Torres, who joined the team from LaLiga club Valencia ahead of the 2020-21 season, put City ahead 2-1 through his cunning finish after Joao Cancelo erased Emir Krafth’s early goal.
Joelintan’s penalty and Joe Willock’s goal- scored after the Arsenal loan player’s penalty was saved- put the Magpies back in front but Torres then scored twice in two minutes to ensure City broke the record in England with 12 wins in a row. follow.
The hat-trick also saw Torres amass 13 goals this season with team-mate Phil Foden (14 goals), being the only player aged 21 and under to have scored more goals for an EPL club in all competitions.
The hat -trick hero at St James’ Park also became the youngest player to score a hat -trick for Guardiola’s team after doing so at the age of 21 and 75 days.
Guardiola gave mountainous praise to the Spain international and believes Torres has everything to be a successful central striker.