Man City suffer major injury setback – SIX players ruled out of Liverpool clash

Pep Guardiola confirmed most Manchester City fans fears that goalkeeper Ederson is out for the crucial clash against Liverpool – following the muscular injury picked up in Italy on Wednesday.

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When asked about the Brazilian, Guardiola said: “He’s not available. We have another top keeper. Bravo can do it too, we won the Carabao Cup thanks to him. He’s an exceptional goalkeeper, he played a lot of games for Chile.”

As Guardiola said, this means Claudio Bravo will start in goal for Manchester City – only days after his red card against Atalanta in the Champions League.

Ederson joins a growing list of names in a worrying injury list for Manchester City, just weeks after it seemed like the situation was improving at the Etihad. Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte are both ruled out through long-term injuries, while David Silva, Rodri and Oleksandr Zinchenko are all expected to return at some point after the international break.

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Ederson has started the season in superb form, and currently is joint top of the clean sheets chart alongside Dean Henderson with five.

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