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ICYMI: Stones ‘will be out for a while’ – Guardiola
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Pep Guardiola thinks defender John Stones “will be out for a while” after he sustained an injury during Manchester City’s Champions League win over Young Boys.
The 29-year-old was forced to be replaced at half-time in City’s 3-0 victory at the Etihad. Nathan Ake was brought on as his replacement.
Stones had returned to action in October having recovered from a hip problem he picked up in August.
Guardiola said: “I feel so sorry for him. It’s a big loss for us. John is so important for what he does. But recover and the season is long; he will be back stronger. I think he will be out for a while.”
Stones has featured six times in all competitions for City this season.
ICYMI: Howe unsure of Wilson availability for Bournemouth trip
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Eddie Howe has said “it is too early” to say whether Callum Wilson will be available for Newcastle United’s trip to Bournemouth this weekend.
Wilson, 31, was forced off at half-time in Newcastle’s 2-0 Champions League defeat at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. He was replaced for Anthony Gordon.
“Callum was feeling a tightness in his hamstring, so that forced our hand as well with the other substitution, so we are really stretched,” Howe said.
“Too early to say (whether he’ll bit fit to play against Bournemouth).”
Howe also confirmed that he doesn’t think Kieran Trippier has a serious issue. The right-back was seen pointing to his thigh during the defeat in Germany.
“No, I think he’s OK,” Howe added. “He had a bit of a dead leg from the Arsenal game and they can be sore for a few days, but not a muscle problem.”
ICYMI: USMNT international Pulisic picks up injury
USMNT forward Christian Pulisic was forced to be substituted towards the end of AC Milan’s Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain.
The 25-year-old was seen holding his hamstring after falling to the ground in Milan’s 2-1 win at San Siro.
Pulisic was substituted for Alessandro Florenzi deep into stoppage time.
Pulisic has scored four goals in 13 appearances across all competitions for Milan since his summer move from Chelsea.
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