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Guardiola: Man City to field youngsters against Wycombe

Mon 20 September 2021 | 8:39

The Manchester City manager is going to play some youngsters in the clash against Wycombe Wanderers as the Premier League champions are dealing with a lot of injuries.

Among the players who missed the battle against

Southampton

in the Premier League are Aymeric Laporte, John Stones, Rodri and Oleksandr Zinchenko.

Manchester City

were held to a draw on Saturday.

Pep Guardiola

admitted that Ilkay Gundogan may also not feature against

Wycombe

on Tuesday and he will field some academy players.

"

I don't have any alternative… we are going to play a few young players,"

Guardiola said.

"We have John (Stones), Aymeric (Laporte), Oleks (Zinchenko), Rodri and I think Gundogan all of them injured.

"It's a good opportunity for the academy - that's why they are there."

Following their clash against Wycombe, the Citizens will face

Chelsea

in the Premier League and

Paris Saint-Germain

in the Champions League. After that, they will lock horns with

Liverpool

.

The City manager is planning to rotate some of his key players against PSG.

"

Some players might rest for the games we have coming up ahead of us,"

he added.

"Ruben (Dias) played all of the minutes so far and Joao (Cancelo) played all of the minutes, too, so I don't think they will be able to play in this game."


source: SportMob

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