For a few hours at the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend, the key people in Christian Horner’s turbulent world did their utmost to restore calm. First, the hand-in-hand public show from Geri and then the leading figure of his professional life, Max Verstappen, roared to victory to show he was on message too. Business as usual scenes, with the all-too-familiar sight of the Dutchman climbing aloft the podium to begin the new season exactly where he has left off in recent years.
The England international’s double gave City local bragging rights.
The Manchester City playmaker controlled the game from tight spaces to offer mouthwatering encouragement to England