Manchester Metropolis have been dealt a blow of their quest for a 3rd consecutive Premier League title with the information that Phil Foden is ready for a spell on the sidelines.
“Manchester Metropolis can verify Phil Foden has left the England squad after present process surgical procedure in London for acute appendicitis,” a membership assertion mentioned.
“He won’t be match for this weekend’s Premier League recreation at dwelling to Liverpool and it’s unclear at this stage how lengthy he can be unavailable for.”
It’s dangerous information for Man Metropolis, who’re eight factors behind leaders Arsenal however can put stress on their title rivals by beating Liverpool in Saturday’s early kick-off, earlier than Arsenal face Leeds.
Foden had been in good kind, producing two targets and an help in his final three Premier League appearances.
Following their assembly with Liverpool, Metropolis journey to Southampton earlier than internet hosting Leicester Metropolis.
Pep Guardiola’s facet additionally face Bayern Munich within the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals subsequent month, with the primary leg going down on the Etihad Stadium on 11 April, earlier than heading to Germany for the second leg on 19 April.
They then have an FA Cup semi-final towards Sheffield United earlier than an enormous title head-to-head with Arsenal on Wednesday 26 April.
Erling Haaland can also be an damage concern for Metropolis forward of the go to from Liverpool, after the Premier League’s prime scorer withdrew from the Norway squad because of a groin damage.