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Citizens sweat over Ederson fitness

1st February 2019, 07:07 by Alex Jack

Manchester City are sweating over the fitness of goalkeeper Ederson ahead of the showdown with Arsenal at the Etihad on Sunday.

The Brazilian suffered a nasty cut in the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Newcastle United in midweek and there are concerns the shotstopper could miss the clash with the Gunners.

The 20-year-old Aro Muric would be the man to fill the void, should Ederson fail to be ready for the arrival of Unai Emery's side.

Meanwhile, Benjamin Mendy is back after his knee injury but manager Pep Guardiola might deem it a little too soon to start the France international this weekend.

Skipper Vincent Kompany is a doubt, while Claudio Bravo's Achilles injury means that he is a long-term absentee for the Citizens.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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