England defender John Stones admitted playing football is never easy but he keeps working on his weak spots to improve and get better.

“It’s about having a look at yourself and where you can improve and not shying away from where you’ve gone wrong. And that’s what drives you to be a better player,” the Manchester City defender was quoted saying by The Guardian on Wednesday.

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“Football’s never easy. Me personally, and anyone in life, if it’s easy, you want a challenge. Everyone wants to challenge themselves in certain ways,” Stones added.

The 23-year-also said his performance against Germany and Brazil in international friendlies speak for themselves as in how much he has improved recently.

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“I think my performances speak for themselves, I’ve done my talking out there. You can’t argue with two clean sheets against two top oppositions,” Stones said.