Manchester City will now conduct tests on Erling Haaland’s groin injury this week.
Manchester City striker Erling Haaland is recovering from the injury and he continues his rehabilitation ahead of the clash against Liverpool.
The 22-year-old didn’t appear in Euro qualifiers for Norway and came back to Man City for recovery. Norway’s medical team indicated a groin injury had been sustained against Burnley in the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Haaland scored a hat-trick in an FA Cup tie and during the game, he had an injury. Erling Haaland’s availability is in doubt for the Liverpool game on Saturday.
The Norway international has now returned to Manchester, after spending time at City’s partnership hospital in Barcelona, and at his holiday home in Marbella.
Manchester City will now conduct tests on Erling Haaland’s groin injury this week to establish whether he will be available to play on Saturday.
Erling Haaland’s father has already cast doubt on his son’s availability for the weekend’s Premier League clash.
“Firstly, I’m not a doctor and secondly, I think it’s ‘touch and go’ (for Liverpool), yes,” Alfie Haaland told reporters. “You can’t just go two weeks without training and then jump right into a fight.”
He added, “There must be a progression there. They can gamble on it, but if he doesn’t get proper training with the team, then he won’t play… It is about how he responds to treatment in the next few days.
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“He needs a lot of care and ‘knuckling’. There are many sprints and there is a lot to move.”
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