It was a sight that no Manchester City fan would have wanted to see, especially after Gabriel Jesus has only just come back from injury.
City’s 20-year-old striker was stretched off in the friendly game between Brazil and Argentina after being elbowed in the face by none other than his own Blues teammate Nicolas Otamendi.
From the looks of the challenge, Jesus won’t have sustained a serious injury but Pep Guardiola could do without an injury problem before preseason has even begun.
The released and retained list was published by the club yesterday and aside from the five senior players who had already been announced the only other players included were youth players: Callum Bullock, Billy O’Brien, and Kane Plummer.
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