Prior to Manchester City’s trip to Selhurst Park, it was confirmed by several sources that Nicolas Otamendi would miss out on the game due to a slight injury picked up while on international duty with Argentina. It’s fair to say, City fans weren’t too sympathetic for the man dubbed ‘El General’…
Following his defensive howler in the 0-2 defeat to Wolves before the international break, Nicolas Otamendi was always destined for some stick ahead of his next appearance for Manchester City. But news of his absence from the match day squad that defeated Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon was welcomed by a large portion of City fans.
It was confirmed that Nicolas Otamendi, along with Kyle Walker, would miss the game through injury, after sustaining a slight knock to the back while on International duty with Argentina. Here’s how a few Manchester City fans reacted to the news:
The absence of El General didn’t prove to be much of an issue for Pep Guardiola’s men, as they cruised to a 0-2 victory over Crystal Palace, despite starting the game with no recognisable central defender. Nicolas Otamendi looks set to return to the fold imminently, however it certainly doesn’t seem like he’s welcome back, judging by the reaction of some City fans.
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