Thoughts on Stones?
Seems to be getting a lot of flack at the moment, not seen enough city games to judge really.
Started well, better core defensive attributes than I anticipated but regressed at times into the player not good enough for Everton last year. Not unduly concerned at the moment -it was a similar pattern with Sterling last year but Sterling probably in our top 3 players this year.
Basically this. Can make the odd howler or poor decision but more often than not he looks different gravy. We lack a cohesive defensive unit which probably isn't helping his development; had Kompany been fit for this season then they'd make a dream partnership but alas he's having to put up with various combo's of centre half pairings and rotated full backs. In fact, the only constant at the back so far is Bravo....