A concussion means defender John Stones on the side at Manchester City.
Manchester City defender John Stones.
The Englishman misses, therefore the duel with his old club Everton. Stones ran that concussion at the beginning of this week, during the friendly at Wembley against Italy (1-1). “John feels good, but the rules require that, with such an injury seven days on the side should stay”, said manager Pep Guardiola.
Stones is Wednesday, during the first duel with Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the Champions League again usable. Guardiola hopes against Everton already have are topschutter Sergio Agüero. The Argentine striker, good for 21 goals in the Premier League, missed the recent international matches because of a knee injury. “It’s a lot better. We will see Saturday if he can join,” said Guardiola.