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Paul ‘Gazza’ Gascoigne FIRES BACK at Noel Gallagher over Phil Foden comments

Oasis star and Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher recently stirred the pot by claiming that Phil Foden will surpass Paul Gascoigne, one of England’s most beloved football legends, in the next five years.

Foden, who has just completed the most outstanding season of his career, was named the Premier League Player of the Year.

At 23, he has scored 27 goals across all competitions, including two crucial strikes in Manchester City’s title-clinching victory over West Ham.

Foden’s dazzling performances have inevitably drawn comparisons to Gascoigne, who is widely regarded as one of England’s greatest-ever talents.

However, Gallagher’s prediction was met with a cheeky yet confident response from Gascoigne.

Speaking to talkSPORT, Gallagher had asserted, “I think he’s more dynamic, I think he’s quicker, and I think I will eventually be proved right.

Maybe there’s not much between them now but five years from now, Phil Foden will be three times the player Gascoigne was.”

Upon hearing Gallagher’s remarks, Gascoigne took to social media to address the musician’s bold claims.

In a video posted on X (formerly known as Twitter), Gascoigne playfully responded, “Noel, get a grip, you want to roll with it.”

With his characteristic charm, he added, “Foden, unbelievable player but not a Gazza. Don’t put the lad under pressure. Anyway Liam Gallagher is twice the singer you will ever be. Get a grip now!”

You can watch the video below:

The 56-year-old football icon left an indelible mark on the sport, creating unforgettable memories for fans, particularly during his breakout performances at the 1990 World Cup in Italy.

Gazza’s illustrious career saw him play for notable clubs such as Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, and Lazio. His time at Lazio, while marked by flashes of brilliance, was also plagued by injuries and fitness issues, leading to his departure from the Italian club in 1995.

Subsequent spells at Rangers, Middlesbrough, Everton, Burnley, and finally Boston United rounded off his professional journey, which concluded in 2004.

Phil Foden’s future is undeniably bright, and he may indeed achieve great heights. However, for many fans, Gazza’s magic on the pitch and his charismatic off-field persona ensure that his place in football history is secure.