Manchester City defender John Stones was ruled out with a muscular injury for up to five weeks, states Pep Guardiola.
The England centre-back suffered the difficulty in training ahead of the Champions League opener of City .
Because the opening day win at West Ham stones returned for Manchester City on Saturday after recovering in an previous muscular difficulty.
Guardiola said on Tuesday:”He [Stones] is outside five, four or six weeks. This morning he had been hurt in training. It’s a muscular issue.”
Stones’ lack will add to the issues for Guardiola, together with Aymeric Laporte currently very inclined to be ruled out until January.
Guardiola added:”For me personally as a supervisor it’s an unbelievable challenge. However, I believe in something people don’t know about – spirit and dedication. We’ll make steps forward to solve this issue.”