Fernandinho And Silva Add To Guardiola’s Injury Woes

Injuries to the primary midfielder have left the manager of the team with a selection problem before the midweek European clash. Pep Guardiola, the Manchester City manager has claimed that he has 15 available senior players for the Champions League game against Hoffenheim after Frenandinho and David Silva were injured.

Silva is going to be out for several weeks after he sustained an apparent injury in the hamstring in loss of Man City by 2-1 at Chelsea. Fernandinho completed the first league defeat of the team of their defense for the title. However, they weren’t comfortable at the end of ninety minutes.

The ongoing rehabilitation from the injury of knee ligament implies that the first choice of Guardiola midfield three from the previous season aren’t available for taking on Hoffenheim along with one point needed for City for securing a place in Group F. Sergio Aguero is out of the game with the abductor injury. Even though Argentina strike might be back as the City host Everton, Danilo and Benjamin Mendy are going to remain on the sidelines.

Guardiola explained that he had been substituted because of a muscular problem. He I going to be stopped for some days after some weeks. He states that Sergio has a chance to play at the weekend.  They have only 15 players. So, rotating is not much of an option. According to him, they are in the real tough game. What is important is that they are in the next game. They want to win the game since every game that they need to try to win for finishing first.

It does not matter if they finish 1st or 2nd, the last sixteen is pretty tough. Guardiola talks of how he rated Julian Nagelsmann, the Hoffenheim counterpart from the time Catalan had been in charge of Bayern Munich.

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