Manchester City have suffered yet more injury blows to their squad, losing three players to problems in the 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Saturday afternoon.
Pep Guardiola’s side haven’t had the best of luck so far this campaign – injuries that have seen the side drop nine points behind league leaders Liverpool. Long-term injuries to Aymeric Laporte and Leroy Sane have hampered City from the off, however additional problems along the way have caused major distress to Pep Guardiola’s thinking process in team selections.
In the victory over Chelsea, Sergio Aguero suffered the most notable setback. The Argentine forward was withdrawn after 75 minutes with what appeared to be an injury to his groin. However, in the post-match thoughts of Pep Guardiola, it was confirmed Aguero had suffered from a ‘muscular‘ injury – described as ‘not good’ by the Catalan manager.
Rodrigo and David Silva were also withdrawn from the action in the second-half with injury problems of their own. Both appeared to be struggling with the pace of the game, however Guardiola has stated ‘cramp‘ and ‘tiredness‘ as the first diagnosis on the Spanish pairing.
Manchester City will be hoping the latter two problems aren’t as serious as the issues involving Sergio Aguero, with games coming thick and fast towards the back end of November and early December. Next up, City face Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League before returning to action in the Premier League against Newcastle United.
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