Manchester City squad news: Injury, suspension list vs Burnley

Sports Mole sums up all the latest Manchester City injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday’s Premier League game against Burnley.

Manchester City return to action on Saturday afternoon as they attempt to cement their position at the top of the Premier League table against Burnley.

Having won only four of their last seven league games, City’s advantage over Liverpool has been reduced to one point, leaving Pep GuardiolaThe team is in danger of falling to second place on Saturday.

Nonetheless, with Liverpool taking on Watford early in the game, Guardiola and his team will be focused on Burnley’s bid for survival.

Right here, sports mole take a look at the injury news and City’s suspension ahead of the showdown at Turf Moor.


© Reuters

Status: Outside
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: April 10 (vs Liverpool)

After picking up a hamstring injury in early March, it was feared that Ruben Dias could be out for up to six weeks. However, the Portuguese’s progress has been such that he could return to contention next week, provided Guardiola is willing to take a risk on his fitness.


John Stones in action for Man City on February 7, 2021© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Elder
Possible return date: 2 April (v Burnley)

John Stones was forced to miss England’s last double-header with a groin problem, although he was described as precautionary. The defender will be further assessed by City before a decision is made on the weekend.


 Ederson of Manchester City reacts on March 9, 2022© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Diseases
Possible return date: 2 April (v Burnley)

Ederson was another City player to miss his international duty, with the goalkeeper staying out through illness. As with Stones, the Brazilian stopper will be evaluated further ahead of the trip to Turf Moor.


MAN CITY SUSPENSIONS LIST

Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy with manager Pep Guardiola after being substituted on August 15, 2021© Reuters

Possible return date: Unknown

Subject to a police charge, left-back Benjamin Mendy remains suspended by the Citizens.


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