Manchester City squad news: injury, suspension list vs Borussia Dortmund

Sports Mole sums up the latest Manchester City injury and suspension news ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League group stage clash with Borussia Dortmund.

Manchester City will aim to continue their perfect start to the 2022-23 season Champions League when they welcome Borussia Dortmund to the Etihad for Wednesday’s Group G battle.

The Citizens cruised to a 4-0 success over a struggling Sevilla side on matchday one, with Erling Braut Haaland netted twice alongside strikes from Phil Foden and Ruben Dias.

Pep GuardiolaThe team were due to continue their Premier League title defense against Tottenham Hotspur this weekend, but all matches have been postponed after queen elizabeth The death of II.

Here, sports mole sums up the latest injury and suspension news for Man City ahead of their clash with Dortmund, who earned a 3-0 win over Copenhagen last week.


© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: October 11 (against Copenhagen)

Guardiola has revealed Aymeric Laporte is unlikely to return to training ahead of the international break as he recovers from a knee injury, but as things stand he is City’s only permanent absentee for this game.


Kyle Walker of Manchester City pictured on September 2, 2022© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Unspecified
Possible return date: September 14 (against Dortmund)

Kyle Walker was sent off in the latter stages of the 1-1 draw with Aston Villa last weekend due to an unspecified issue, and while the issue was not serious, Guardiola could not confidently predict when. the right-back would return.


John Stones of Manchester City pictured during training on September 5, 2022© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: The muscle
Possible return date: September 14 (against Dortmund)

John Stones was another absentee for the clash with Sevilla with a muscle injury, and like Walker, the England international could be fit to return this week or later.


MANCHESTER CITY SUSPENSION LIST

Man City have no suspended players for this game.


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