EDC on sport on UK roads is extreme, esp with all the freaking speed bumps.
Note I wasn't specifically stating MDCT is a must have, just think that you should ensure you test drive it before making your mind up. There is no right or wrong answer, its what works for you best.
Not driven a manual since I traded the manual E46 in 2002 for an SMG one. Tryed the wifes manual recently and thought I might need L plates