Erling Haaland injured his ankle in Norway’s win in opposition to the Faroe Islands (AFP through Getty)Manchester City had been dealt a scare throughout Norway’s conflict with the Faroe Islands after Erling Haaland suffered an ankle harm late on.
Haaland got here off the bench at half-time in Norway’s 2-0 win however went down within the closing levels clutching his left ankle.
City’s prolific striker was wanting so as to add a 3rd to the house facet’s tally however fell awkwardly after failing to transform Mohammed Elyounoussi’s 87th-minute cross.
Pep Guardiola’s facet have a crunch Premier League fixture in opposition to Liverpool after the worldwide break, however Norway’s medical crew had been eager to downplay the extent of the harm at full time.
‘It was a lot of the identical that occurred in opposition to Bournemouth per week and a half in the past. He has had it earlier than too,’ Ola Sand, Norway’s crew physician, advised Norwegian outlet VG.
‘He will get a slight twist in his ankle, the place he’s a bit susceptible. It hurts lots straight away, after which it goes away fairly rapidly.
‘Now he’ll obtain some remedy, then there can be peace and relaxation after which we’ll see how he’s tomorrow morning.
Norway’s crew physician says Erling Haaland’s ankle harm is a recurring concern (AFP through Getty)‘We have already spoken to City. Erling has spoken to each Manchester City and [their chief doctor] Mario [Pafundi] already.’
Haaland was withdrawn at half-time in opposition to Bournemouth firstly of the month with an analogous harm, however the 23-year-old was in a position to return for his or her midweek Champions League conflict in opposition to Young Boys.
City tackle Liverpool at house on November twenty fifth with Jurgen Klopp’s facet only a level behind them.
Guardiola has already misplaced John Stones and Kevin de Bruyne to long-term accidents, whereas Nathan Ake, Matheus Nunez and Mateo Kovacic all pulled out of their respective nations’ squads throughout this worldwide break.
Norway can be hoping that Haaland can be match for his or her crunch ultimate Euro 2024 qualifier in opposition to Scotland as they hope to safe a spot within the playoffs.
In his absence in opposition to the Faroe Islands, fellow City striker Oscar Bobb deputised to nice impact, with the 20-year-old scoring his first worldwide objective with an exquisite end.
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