Pep Guardiola issues Nathan Ake injury update after Man City draw with Newcastle
Nathan Ake was removed following 21 minutes against Newcastle
Pep Guardiola affirmed that Nathan Ake experienced a crotch injury in Manchester City’s 3-3 draw with Newcastle on Sunday.
City retaliated from 3-1 down to get a point at St James’ Park, with Erling Haaland and Bernardo Silva scoring the goals to get City ready to take care of business.
Ilkay Gundogan discharged City into an early lead, and for a period it seemed as though the conduits could open. In any case, everything changed when Nathan Ake was constrained off following 21 minutes. Ruben Dias supplanted him, however he and John Stones looked insecure and ought to have improved Newcastle’s initial two goals.
Ake was noticeably disturbed when he strolled off the field, naturally so. He has begun City’s games up until this point this season anad has been all placing in great exhibitions in the wake of partaking in a decent pre-season.
Talking after the match, Guardiola reported on his Dutch defender.
“I believe it’s his crotch,” the manager said when asked what issue Ake had supported. At the point when found out if the 27-year-old could highlight in City’s agreeable against Barcelona on Wednesday he said: “By no means.”
It is not yet clear how long Ake is precluded for, yet he and Guardiola will trust that he can get back to the side for the visit of Crystal Palace to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.