Edin Dzeko: 'I'm not a super-sub'

Edin Dzeko
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Edin Dzeko believes that he deserves to play more for Manchester City.

Edin Dzeko has said that he wants to play more for Manchester City.

The 26-year-old has spent a number of games sat on the bench this season after featuring heavily in the last campaign.

The Bosnian told the Sunday Telegraph: "You can call me whatever you want but I will never accept that I'm a super-sub.

"I was never just a sub and I never will be one. At the moment, maybe, it's like that. It's not great for me. But with my goals and with the goals I have scored so far this year I think I deserve to play more.

"I am enjoying it at City but I just want to play more. People think, 'OK, he's a nice guy and so he can sit on the bench,' and, yes, I am a nice guy. But everyone has their limits. I don't need to speak to the manager. He knows how many goals I've scored."

City host Tottenham this afternoon.

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