Walker y Stones en un entrenamiento del Manchester City

LOSSES IN THE CITY 11 DAYS AWAY FROM VISITING REAL MADRID

'Bittersweet' return for City: Guardiola recovers several players and confirms two 'KO'

Published:29/03/2024 - 17:27h

Updated:30/03/2024 - 02:35h

In the preview of the decisive Real Madrid-Manchester City of the Champions League, Pep Guardiola has confirmed that he has significant losses in his squad, although several of the 'scares' of the national team break have come to nothing

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The season goes in in his more decisive phase and everything is at stake. To the doors of a new eliminatory of the Champions League, the teams begin to take care to the maximum to have to the majority of his available players and avoid setbacks. The big 'problem' has been the recent stop of selections, that has finished with several footballers lesionados and that they could be several weeks was. In the case of the Manchester City, added an important list of 'frights' in this last week, but the majority has remained in 'swim'.

The ones of Pep Guardiola have gone in in a key stretch of the season in which they play the possibility to repeat the triplete of titles that obtained in the past course. This Sunday receive to the Arsenal (16:30 hours) by the Premier League, before the crashes in front of Aston Villa and Crystal Palace, that will serve of 'anteroom' to the gone of the quarter-finals of the League of Champions, against the Real Madrid, in exactly eleven days. The calendar no 'forgive' and the 'citizens' will have to do a big work for dosificar to his players and arrive in optimum conditions to Santiago Bernabéu.

Guardiola Explains the actuality of the lesionados

The 'terror' had installed by the frights of Stones, Akanji, Kyle Walker or Erling Haaland had suffered physical problems in his respective concentrations with his selections, but have remained in a fright to exception of the central and English side. The trainer of Santpedor has confirmed this Friday, in the previous press conference to the decisive duel against the 'gunners', that both are lesionado and desconoce how long will be out of action.

Guardiola Has aimed that Ederson, lesionado before the stop of selections, is in the final stages of his recovery and that Akanji, that suffered a hit the Monday in a training with Low Countries, will be in the list against the londinenses: "Ederson is improving a lot, Akanji will be to 100% to play against the Arsenal". By the contrary, remain was Walker and Stones: "The injury of Walker is graver that the one of Stones. The two will be of drop, do not know how many parties will lose . It is what there is", sentenced, aiming that "I will not do any comment in this regard", after being questioned why seemed him that the central English had contested the two friendly with England.

To eleven days of the Madrid-City

To fault to know the scope of the injuries of Stones and Walker, the Manchester City does not want to put in a wrap of face to the visit to the Real Madrid the Tuesday 9 April (21:00 hours CEST). It is the most decisive party of the season, to date, and are conscious that take out a victory in Santiago Bernabéu can be key in the eliminatory. By his part, the White House will face the crash without new 'low' in addition to the very known absence of Thibaut Courtois and David Praises. Éder Militao Aims to colarse in the announcement, although it will not be headline.

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