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Pep Guardiola Delivers Ederson Injury Update Blow, Adding Conspiracy to Arsenal Premier League Title Race

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Pep Guardiola Delivers Ederson Injury Update Blow, Adding Conspiracy to Arsenal Premier League Title Race

Pep Guardiola provided an immediate update on Ederson, Manchester City’s goalkeeper, after he suffered an injury against Newcastle.

Ederson collided with Sean Longstaff early in the match, prompting a lengthy stoppage for treatment.

Attempting to continue, Ederson almost conceded a goal after being dispossessed in his own box.

Stefan Ortega replaced him, and Guardiola later revealed Erling Haaland suffered an injury setback.

Guardiola explained Ederson’s injury: “He’s had a little bit of disturbance problems in his feet. The doctors decided to stop for one week and maybe restart in Abu Dhabi.

It’s a bone, it needs time. Hopefully, at the end of this month, he’ll be ready. It was a little bit more than we expected.”

Julian Alvarez and Bernardo Silva provided goals for City, but Newcastle turned the game around with goals from Alexander Isak and Anthony Gordon.

Kevin De Bruyne’s second-half introduction made a significant impact. Guardiola praised De Bruyne’s quality and vision, describing him as a legend.

Guardiola was optimistic about De Bruyne’s contributions in the coming months.
However, Guardiola’s emotions turned less positive when asked about Ederson’s withdrawal.

While he didn’t speak with the doctors, he mentioned Ederson didn’t walk well as he left the pitch.

Guardiola hoped it was just a knock and that the 10-day break would allow sufficient recovery. Any long-term absence for Ederson could impact the Premier League title race, with Arsenal aiming to bounce back against Crystal Palace after consecutive league defeats.

The Gunners are five points off Liverpool and three off Man City, facing potential top-four threats if Tottenham wins against Manchester United.

Pep Guardiola Delivers Ederson Injury Update Blow, Adding Conspiracy to Arsenal Premier League Title Race

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