Norwegian striker Erling Haaland has been sent back to Manchester City. This was after suffering a groin injury while on international duty with Norway. The 22-year-old has been in incredible form for City in recent weeks. He scored an impressive nine goals in his last three games in all competitions. This Erling Haaland injury is a major blow to Manchester City
However, his recent injury setback means that he will miss Norway’s upcoming EURO 2024 qualifiers against Spain and Georgia.
The extent of Haaland’s injury remains unclear, and City will be anxiously waiting for further updates. With a crucial few months ahead, as they chase the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League treble. The last thing Pep Guardiola and his team needed was an injury to one of their most important players.
Erling Haaland Injury Update
According to Norway’s team doctor, Ola Sand, Haaland will receive medical treatment at the club. This news will come as a significant blow to City. As they could be without their star striker for their upcoming fixtures. This includes the game against Liverpool on April 1 and the trip to Southampton on April 8.
Which Games Would He Miss?
Haaland’s absence could potentially impact City’s chances in the Champions League quarterfinals, where they face Bayern Munich in the first leg on April 11. City has several other players who can step up in the absence of Haaland, including World Cup winner Julian Alvarez, but the team will be hoping for a speedy recovery for the Norwegian striker.
Despite the setback, City’s manager, Pep Guardiola, will be keen to maintain the team’s impressive form as they look to win the three major competitions they are still involved in this season.