FABIAN DELPH says he feels like an Audi racing a Ferrari as he battles for a starting place at Manchester City.
The England man was the makeshift left-back for Pep Guardiola during City’s title-winning season last year.
But now £49.3million ace Benjamin Mendy is back and Delph, 28, is trying to keep pace with the French flier.
He got the nod to start against Fulham on Saturday — his first appearance of the season.
But Delph admitted: “Benj is 100 miles an hour. He’s basically Usain Bolt playing left-back.
“You could say he’s a Ferrari and I’m an Audi!
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“We both have different attributes — I control the counter-attacks and he’s a player that overlaps and gets the ball.
“The manager has two fantastic options and whichever he needs to win the game will be selected.”
Victory against Slavisa Jokanovic's newly-promoted Fulham sees Guardiola's team stay third in the Premier League table.
They are two points behind joint-leaders Chelsea and Liverpool.