Manchester City youngster Matija Nastasic is relishing his first taste of England's traditionally busy Christmas fixture schedule.

The 19-year-old centre-back, who has made a big impression since his arrival from Fiorentina in August, is unfazed by the prospect of playing five games in the space of 15 days.

Ahead of trips to Sunderland on Boxing Day and Norwich next Saturday, he said: "To me it is not a problem. I am always happy when I am playing, so this time of the season makes me happiest of all!"

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