The Evening Standard

Injury blow for English soccer giants, Manchester City

September 17, 2019

There’s an injury blow for English soccer giants, Manchester City.

The Premier League club’s announced defender John Stones will be out for around five weeks with a muscular problem.

Boss Pep Guardiola says the centre-back picked it up in training ahead of their first match in this season’s Champions League – Europe’s premier club competition.

City take on Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday night.