Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

BLUES SET FOR MORE DANILO WOE... [City Region]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

BLUES SET FOR MORE DANILO WOE... [City Region]

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CITY could be without Danilo for another long period after the full-back hobbled off during Brazil's win over Argentina this week, according to reports.

Having only just returned from an injury sustained at the World Cup with his country, the City right-back fell badly on his left foot and was unable to put weight on it as he left the field on Tuesday night.

Danilo has made just one appearance for City this season - at Oxford in the Carabao Cup - and the 27-year-old's rotten luck with injuries looks set to have continued after this latest setback.

Brazil are waiting on test results, and City will be keeping a close eye on their findings, but reports in Brazilian media claim Danilo is expected to be out for at least a month.

Globo Esporte say Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar is waiting to determine whether Danilo has suffered a twisted ankle, bone marrow lesion or possibly even ligament damage. …

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