Manchester City squad news: Injury, suspension list vs Watford

Sports Mole sums up all the latest Manchester City injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash with Watford.

Manchester City will be looking to move four points clear at the top of the Premier League table when they host watford at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Citizens returned to the top on Wednesday with a 3-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion, and they are a point clear of second-placed Liverpool, who will be next in action against Everton on Sunday.

Man City’s clash with Watford comes just three days before the first leg of their Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid, but they can’t afford to take their eyes off the ball in the league.

Right here, sports mole sums up the latest injury and suspension news for the home side ahead of the clash with Watford, who currently sit 19th in the table.

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Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: 23 April (v Watford)

Kyle Walker was out again against Brighton on Wednesday night with an ankle problem, and there remains a major doubt for the game with Watford this weekend.

Nathan Ake of Manchester City pictured on August 15, 2021© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: 23 April (v Watford)

Nathan Ake emerged as a major doubt for the clash with Watford after picking up an ankle injury in the win over Brighton.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola speaks to John Stones on April 20, 2022© Reuters

Status: little doubt
Type of injury: The muscle
Possible return date: 23 April (v Watford)

John Stones had a bit of a problem in the game against Brighton on Wednesday but will likely be available for selection against Watford.


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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