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Guardiola voices concerns over Manchester City’s injury woes ahead of crucial fixtures

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has expressed apprehension as his team navigates through a challenging period marked by a flurry of fixtures and injury concerns.

Ahead of their upcoming clash against Luton Town, Guardiola revealed that City could be without key players, including Rodri and Phil Foden, both pivotal figures in their pursuit of a historic double-treble.

Despite their aspirations to secure further silverware, Guardiola acknowledged the toll the packed schedule has taken on his squad, lamenting the absence of crucial players due to injury.

“Rodri is so important for the quality he gives us,” Guardiola emphasized, echoing the sentiment shared by fans and analysts alike.

Following a demanding UEFA Champions League encounter against Real Madrid, Rodri expressed his need for rest, a sentiment endorsed by Guardiola, who recognizes the significance of managing player fatigue amidst a grueling fixture list.

Guardiola also highlighted the challenges posed by injuries to key defensive personnel, with both John Stones and Kyle Walker sidelined due to setbacks suffered while on international duty.

As Manchester City gear up to face Luton Town in a crucial Premier League fixture, Guardiola’s concerns over the team’s injury woes underscore the importance of squad depth and rotation during this pivotal stage of the season.

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