Guardiola reveals Haaland has ligament damage as he explains striker’s absence against Leicester

Guardiola reveals Haaland has ligament damage as he explains striker's absence against Leicester
Guardiola reveals Haaland has ligament damage as he explains striker’s absence against Leicester

Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola has finally explained why Erling Haaland wasn’t featured on his side’s line-up against Leicester City yesterday.

Recall that during the match which Manchester City won by 1-0, Julian Alvarez was handed a rare start at the King Power Stadium.

Guardiola reveals Haaland has ligament damage as he explains striker's absence against Leicester

Speaking hours after the match, Guardiola revealed that Haaland has a foot ligament damage which he picked up against his former club, Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

When asked by the BBC when Haaland might return, Guardiola said;

Guardiola reveals Haaland has ligament damage as he explains striker's absence against Leicester

“I don’t know. He has ligament damage. He feels better, we have one more week.

“He won’t play against Sevilla because we’ve already qualified and hopefully against Fulham he can help us. If not he might play against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup.”

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