TL;DR news on Man City vs Burnley at April 22, 2023
Despite comments suggesting that Raheem Sterling's days at club could be numbered, one expects to see the Englishman leading the line for the Blues against Burnley. Meanwhile, Burnley are currently struggling to find their foot having secured only three points from as many draws in seven games so far this season and currently sit 18th in the table. Burnley) Ilkay Gundogan was not fit to face Liverpool after picking up a thigh problem against Southampton last month, but Guardiola hopes to have him available for this contest. Frankfurt injury, suspension list, predicted XIs] Spurs vs. Sitting in the Old Trafford changing rooms after a derby day win in 2019 put City on course for the title, Pep lamented to his players: "We have a problem.. Two weeks ago, Salah scored the goal of the season so far when he was able to wriggle his way around three City defenders to score. With Burnley unable to find a route back into the game, City put it beyond their reach on 70 minutes when De Bruyne lashed an emphatic second into the corner after his cross fell back into his path. He is a joy to have with us and is playing in an incredible top level right now." "Burnley are organised and you have to adjust and adapt to the way they play. Comfortable enough for Pep Guardiola's side though Burnley did make them work hard for their goals. Solskjaer looks, understandably, unhappy and once again, you imagine, people will be questioning his position as Man Utd manager. 4:27PM Chance for Man Utd Schmeichel saves well to deny Greenwood BUT it wouldn't have counted as he was offside. "He's got a challenge on his hands here at Man United and a challenge to play for England and I think Marcus is one of those who takes up those challenges," Solskjaer said. Arsenal will host Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on Monday night, Liverpool will tackle Watford on Saturday afternoon, and Manchester City will face Burnley at Etihad Stadium. More info Thank you for subscribing! We have more newsletters Show MeNo thanks, close See our Privacy Notice Manchester City are set to be without star man Ferran Torres for up to six week. And it's fair to say that City fans are not happy with Spain's decision to feature Torres, potentially exacerbating his injury. We should be withdrawing players from these international breaks if it is not safe for them to play." But while Torres' loss is a huge blow for City, it may very well be a boost for Raheem Sterling. Burnley, however, has scored only five goals, making City players on both sides of the ball good options, IF you think they make the starting XI. A fixture that sends shudders down the spine of any Burnley fan or player, but one that generates huge excitement among FPL managers. ~ Newcastle vs Tottenham Although the Magpies always seem to look better than nineteenth place, that is nonetheless where they sit. Match of the Day is at the King Power where Leicester City welcome Man Utd. Guardiola will see two key players return from injury but since Manchester City have a Champions League game next week, the manager might opt to rest a few of his regular players. Mahrez and Grealish are likely to be the two wingers for Man City at the Etihad meaning Raheem Sterling will either be on the bench or play as the false nine.