Three City stars miss training today


Three key Manchester City players were missing from training today and could well be out of the game at the London Stadium.

Pep Guardiola is back in Manchester after missing three weeks following  back surgery, with his international players returning on Wednesday and Thursday.

However, Mateo Kovacic, joined John Stones and Jack Grealish

Kovacic joins City injury list

are on the injury list.

Stones has been absent as been out since the start of the season, with the international break earmarked for his return.

However, Stones was left out of the England squad and does not appear to have returned to training, according to Sky Sports News, who were watching training on Thursday.
Grealish, suffering from a minor  thigh injury, and then withdrew from the England camp after consulting with the Three Lions’ medical staff .  Grealish was not part of training today , raising concerns that he is not recovered from his injury.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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