Manchester City’s defending duo John Stones and Aymeric Laporte are very likely to be out for the next two weeks. So, Stones and Laporta will miss City’s next two weeks, leaving Pep Guardiola with a selection dilemma at the back.
Among other news from Manchester City, Stones and Laporte have both missed City’s last three games due to injury.
Indeed, the former has yet to play a single minute of first-team action this season.
Meanwhile, both centre-backs were recently preparing to be available for Saturday’s crucial Premier League match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Stones and Laporta Will Miss City’s Next Two Weeks
Now however, according to The Telegraph, John Stones and Aymeric Laporte will both be out for the next two weeks.
This means that the two Manchester City defenders will miss the Premier League game against Chelsea, to whom they lost the Champions League final.
Because this domestic game away, they’ll miss matches against PSG and Liverpool in the Champions League and Premier League, respectively.
Meanwhile, Nathan Ake has recently been offering his playing services alongside Ruben Dias at the heart of Manchester City’s defense.
So, this pair, Ake and Dias, may start Saturday’s game against Chelsea instead of the injured pair, Stones and Laporta.
Most recently, Manchester City advanced to the fourth round of the EFL Cup. We covered the football news of them winning a 6-1 victory over Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday night.