Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bravo Adds to City's Injury Woes

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Bravo Adds to City's Injury Woes

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CITY'S second-choice goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is facing a lengthy spell out after suffering an Achilles tendon injury in training, the club have announced.

The Chilean was hurt during a session yesterday and the injury was confirmed following scans.

No timescale has yet been put on the 35-year-old's recovery.

A statement from the club read: "Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has sustained an Achilles tendon injury in today's training session.

"The Chilean keeper underwent scans this afternoon which have confirmed a rupture in the tendon of his left foot.

"He will fly out to Barcelona for further tests on Thursday where the extent of the injury will be examined."

The injury leaves Pep Guardiola without an experienced back-up to firstchoice keeper Ederson. …

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