Pep Guardiola has said Erling Haaland should be available for Manchester City’s Premier League clash with Leeds United despite a long-term injury on Monday.
Holland injured his foot during a UEFA Champions League group stage game with former club Borussia Dortmund, and has been nursing the problem ever since.
Speaking to the press ahead of this Wednesday’s game against Leeds at Elland Road, Guardiola said he believed Holland was fit enough to play: “I think he will be ready. He will be day by day. Getting better. The more he can train, the better he will be. The injury is completely different from last season.
“When we played in the Champions League in Dortmund, it was a knock on his foot. The doctor said that his damage, his ligament in his foot is very painful, it’s not easy to fix it. That’s why he Struggled.
“But the muscle problems and everything is fine and now he’s much, much, much better. Now it’s a question of time. Of course, we need him. And yes, he was good. [against Liverpool]. I did a good job on Thursday.”
Hyland has been in remarkable form for Man City since joining the club during the summer transfer window, scoring a ridiculous 18 goals in just 12 Premier League starts as well as five goals in four UEFA Champions League starts. have done