It was almost the perfect Sunday for Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy.
The 24-year-old France World Cup winner marked his first league start for 11 months by assisting both goals as Pep Guardiola’s side began the defence of their Premier League title with a 2-0 win at Arsenal.
Afterwards, Guardiola talked about Mendy’s contribution – as well as the defender’s love of social media.
“Mendy is Mendy. Sometimes we want to kill him and sometimes you think, wow, what a player we have,” said the Spaniard.
“Hopefully we can convince him to forget a little bit the social media and improve a few things.”
After City tweeted Guardiola’s comments out, Mendy replied – on Twitter – with a funny face emoji and blue heart, and the message: “I will I promise.”
The former Marseille and Monaco player then sent another tweet which read “Oops” accompanied with a laughing face emoji with a tear running down the face.
The question is: Will Mendy be laughing on Monday?