Finding a starting role at Manchester City sees Willy Cabellero having to make a tough decision on the final move of his career
The career of Willy Caballero has in large parts been played out in the shadows, being overlooked and playing second fiddle but Claudio Bravo’s well-documented struggles at Manchester City have provided the veteran goalkeeper with an opportunity to shine on one of the biggest stages.
City’s lethal attacking unit rightly deserved praise after the exhilarating Champions League victory over Monaco last week but amid eight goals it was easy to overlook the contribution of Caballero.
Monaco led 2-1 when the Argentinian guessed correctly to stop Radamel Falcao’s weak penalty allowing City to come from behind to lead and in the closing stages another invaluable stop denied the visitors from narrowing the deficit.
With six penalty saves from his last eight faced, it isn’t only Caballero’s prowess at keeping the ball out from twelve yards that have City reevaluating whether or not to offer a new deal to the 35-year-old.