MANCHESTER CITY have confirmed that Leroy Sane suffered ankle ligament after Joe Bennett’s horror deal with.
The Premier League leaders say the Germany worldwide has undergone scans however there’s “no timeline” on his restoration.
Sane, 22, was compelled off at half-time of Metropolis’s 2-Zero FA Cup fourth-round win over Cardiff within the Welsh capital on Sunday.
He was chopped down by the Bluebirds left-back Joe Bennett as Metropolis broke simply earlier than the interval.
After the sport Pep Guardiola stated Sane might face 4 weeks out and known as for extra safety for his gamers.
Bennett has since apologised for the deal with, after Germany’s Twitter account pleaded for Cardiff’s gamers to not “damage our gamers” through the sport.
Bennett was booked after which ultimately despatched off for accumulating one other yellow card for a foul within the second half.
However many thought he ought to have gone for his studs-up problem on Sane.
Alan Shearer stated on BBC: “The tempo is unbelievable from Sane, no-one can catch him. Once we see it on the replay it is naughty, it is nasty and excessive.”
Robbie Savage reacted to the problem, tweeting. “Is that not a purple card wow! Horrible problem.”
Former Metropolis centre-half Joleon Lescott stated: “That’s a purple card. There’s no have to go in with that pressure and it’s uncontrolled.”
And ex-Cardiff defender Danny Gabbidon insisted: “Straight purple. No place for tackles like that within the sport.
“If you’re working at tempo like that’s it’s a very poor deal with.
“I’d be stunned if he got here out for the second half, he’s probably rolled his ankle.”
Guardiola stated: “The referee has to guard the gamers. It isn’t courageous to kick somebody.
“If we do not win 4 titles it is as a result of we can’t have the gamers. They are going to be injured.”
Cardiff chief Neil Warnock instructed Guardiola to recover from it, saying: “They’re in England now.”
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Bennett tweeted an apology after the sport. He stated: “Simply need to apologise to Leroy Sane for my deal with in the present day. I attempted to cease the counter assault and utterly mistimed my try.
“I did not imply to catch him like I did. I hope it is nothing critical and he recovers shortly.
Targets from Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling did the trick for Metropolis of their 2-Zero victory.