Ederson a major doubt to face Arsenal in title showdown – live on Sky

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Ederson a major doubt to face Arsenal in title showdown – live on Sky

Ederson is facing up to four weeks out with a leg injury, which puts his availability to face Arsenal at the end of the month in doubt; Brazilian was forced off after colliding with Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez when conceding a penalty at Anfield on Sunday

Monday 11 March 2024 17:59, UK

Ederson is helped off the pitch by a member of the Man City medical team

Image: Ederson is helped off the pitch by a member of the Man City medical team

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson is facing up to four weeks out with the leg injury he sustained against Liverpool on Sunday.

The Brazilian was forced off in the second half of the 1-1 draw shortly after colliding with Darwin Nunez which had resulted in Liverpool’s equalising penalty.

The remaining fixtures in the title race

Image: The remaining fixtures in the title race

Ederson is now due to miss three to four weeks, making him a major doubt for the Premier League game against league leaders Arsenal on March 31 – live on Sky Sports; kick-off 4.30pm – after the international break.

The Brazil international will definitely be out for Saturday’s FA Cup quarter-final, although his deputy Stefan Ortega was expected to start having played in the rest of City’s matches in the competition this season.

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The Super Sunday studio team debate where they think the Premier League trophy may end up

Man City play Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium before travelling to face Crystal Palace after their game against Arsenal.

City are third in the league after the draw at Anfield, a point behind Liverpool and the table-topping Gunners.

Man City fixtures

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FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Manchester City
  • Man City vs Newcastle – FA Cup quarter-final – Saturday March 16
  • Man City vs Arsenal – Premier League – Sunday March 31
  • Man City vs Aston Villa – Premier League – April 3
  • Crystal Palace vs Man City – Premier League – April 6
  • Man City vs Luton – Premier League – April 13
  • Tottenham vs Man City – Premier League – April 20

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