The 21-year-old has not played since experiencing the problem during training before the Euro 2020 final
Manchester City star Phil Foden estimates he will miss another three to four weeks while recovering from a foot injury.
Foden suffered the injury during training before the Euro 2020 final and was forced to watch England fall in a penalty shootout against Italy.
The 21-year-old will now aim to be fit by September, while City are preparing to start their Premier League defense against Tottenham on Sunday.
What was said?
“It still hurts a little,” Foden said. Sky Sports of the foot problem. “It was so unfortunate to do it before the Euro final, but I work hard in the gym. Hopefully it flies by and I can get back on the field.”
When asked how much time he would miss, Foden replied, “I would say another three to four weeks.”
What games can Foden miss?
It looks like Foden City’s first three league games of the season will be missed against Spurs, Norwich and Arsenal. If his recovery goes smoothly, Foden could return to City on September 11 for a game against Leicester City.
Foden also doubts England’s upcoming World Cup in 2022, with the three Lions playing between Hungary and Andorra and Poland between 2 and 8 September.
Who can replace Foden?
Because Foden is gone, Pep Guardiola, city boss, has no shortage of options, such as Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling and Jack Grealish.
About Grealish, Foden said: “We are close, when I first went to England, we just got on and off the field well. I’m very glad he signed here. He’s fearless on the ball. He can only be one on his own, so I believe he is a very special player and that he will be the key for us. “