Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been handed a bad news after Brazilian striker, Gabriel Jesus, was dealt a big setback ahead of the club’s Premier League clash against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday, August 25.
In a brief statement posted by Manchester City on its website, Jesus suffered a hamstring injury in training as the champions prepared for the clash against the Cherries, with the striker expected back to fitness after the international break.
“Gabriel Jesus has suffered a hamstring injury in training and will miss [Sunday’s] game at Bournemouth. He will be back to full fitness after the international break. Everyone at City wishes Gabriel a speedy recovery,” Manchester City stated on Sunday.
In the absence of the 22-year-old, Sergio Aguero gets a second successive start in the Premier League having started and scored in the 2-2 draw at home to Tottenham Hotspur.
Jesus had come on for Aguero in that an encounter at the Etihad Stadium which saw a stoppage-time goal from the Brazilian which would have won the game for City ruled out by VAR last time out.
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