Injured Sane to miss up to seven weeks

first_imgLeroy Sané Injury blow for Man City as Sane ruled out for up to seven weeks Jamie Smith Last updated 1 year ago 22:50 1/30/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Leroy Sane Manchester City Getty Images Leroy Sané Manchester City Guardiola Cardiff City v Manchester City Cardiff City FA Cup Premier League Burnley v Manchester City Pep Guardiola has confirmed the severity of the Germany international’s ligament injury, with the winger set to miss the Carabao Cup final Leroy Sane will be out of action for six to seven weeks, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.Sane suffered ankle ligament damage in a tackle by Joe Bennett as the Premier League leaders won 2-0 at Cardiff City in the FA Cup on Sunday.Guardiola initially indicated Sane would be out for “a while”, with City unable to confirm a timescale in a statement released on Monday. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player But in a news conference on Tuesday, the City boss ruled Sane out of the Carabao Cup final, with the winger potentially missing both legs of the club’s last-16 Champions League tie against Basel.”He’s injured,” Guardiola told reporters. “It will be six or seven weeks out.”Bennett apologised for the tackle, which forced Sane into a half-time substitution, but after the cup tie Cardiff boss Neil Warnock suggested challenges from his players were par for the course in English football.Asked to respond to Warnock’s comments, Guardiola could not agree with the 69-year-old’s assessment.The boss reacts to the foul on @LeroySane19 #ccfcvcity #ManCity — Manchester City (@ManCity) January 28, 2018 “He has more English football experience than me so if he says that, what can I say,” Guardiola added.”I was here 18 months and I think English football is not like this. After 18 months, my view is that English football is not like this.”But Neil has more experience than me. He has had all his career here.”last_img


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