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Everyone is saying the same thing about Romelu Lukaku after Ederson’s first touch

The Manchester City goalkeeper trapped a back pass instantly in the derby

Ederson is somewhat wasted as a goalkeeper.

Because time and time again this season the Manchester City shot stopper has displayed his true footballing technique.


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And in the Manchester derby on Sunday that was no different.

The former Benfica goalkeeper is never fazed by attacking pressure, adamant about passing out from the back whenever possible.

So when Kyle Walker fired a back pass to his feet under pressure from Manchester United attackers, his control, as you’d expect, was instant:

Walker is under pressure

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Walker is under pressure

Fires back to Ederson

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Fires back to Ederson

Who nonchalantly controls and finds a City player

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Who nonchalantly controls and finds a City player

And of course the internet was quick to jump on the bandwagon – making inevitable comparisons with Romelu Lukaku and his ‘famed poor first touch.’

Sorry, Romelu

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Sorry, Romelu

Here’s how people reacted:


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