Manchester City have confirmed that midfielder, Fernandinho will miss Thursday’s Premier League clash against Arsenal after failing to recover from a hamstring strain he picked up against the Gunners in the Carabao Cup final at the weekend.
The Brazilian international was replaced by Bernardo Silva in the second half at Wembley on Sunday as goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva earned Pep Guardiola his first trophy as the English side’s manager.
City said the initial prognosis had suggested the 32-year-old’s injury was not serious.
“No timescale has yet been set for his return but the Premier League game against the Gunners on Thursday will come too soon,” City said in a statement on their website
The Premier league leaders are currently occupying the top position of the log with 72 points.