Pep Guardiola to overlook Man City’s subsequent two matches after routine again surgical procedure

Pep Guardiola shall be absent from the touchline for Manchester City’s subsequent two matches after present process an operation to right his “severe back pain”.

According to City, their treble-winning supervisor has been fighting the harm for some time and flew out to Barcelona for an “emergency” however “routine” surgical procedure on Tuesday.

Guardiola will stay in Barcelona throughout his convalescence and is predicted to overlook City’s matches towards Sheffield United this Sunday and Fulham on September 2, with assistant supervisor Juanma Lillo moving into the breach.

City anticipate Guardiola returning to the dugout after the worldwide break for the go to to West Ham on September 16.

A Manchester City assertion mentioned: “Pep Guardiola has today undergone a routine operation on a back problem.

“The Manchester City boss has been suffering with severe back pain for some time lately, and flew out to Barcelona for emergency surgery performed by Dr Mireia Illueca. The surgery was a success, and Pep will now recover and rehabilitate in Barcelona.

“In his absence, assistant manager Juanma Lillo will oversee coaching of the first team on the training field and will assume duties on the touchline until Pep’s return.

“He is expected to return after the forthcoming international break. Everyone at Manchester City wishes Pep a speedy recovery, and look forward to seeing him back in Manchester soon.”

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