Manchester City lost five players ahead of the game with Chelsea due to coronavirus

Manchester City head coach Josep Guardiola complained of losses ahead of the English Premier League match against Chelsea London. Sky Sports reported.

According to the Spaniard, the coronavirus was detected in five players of the “citizens”. In particular, the team’s forward Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker will miss the game with the aristocrats. The players were quarantined for ten days.

The meeting between City and Chelsea will take place on Sunday 3 January in London. Both teams have 26 points to their credit. However, Manchester City is behind only 14 matches, and Chelsea has already played 16 rounds. In the standings, the London club is ahead of rivals, taking sixth place. The city is at eighth.

In the current Premier League draw, the teams have not yet played with each other. The second match will take place in May.

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