Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips (Manchester City) could be ready for the World Cup according to Pep Guardiola

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Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips (Manchester City) could be ready for the World Cup according to Pep Guardiola

Will they be back in time to participate in the World Cup in Qatar (November 20 – December 18) with England? Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola indicated on Tuesday that Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips, both injured for about a month, could be ready. He nevertheless recalled that he did not know if Gareth Southgate, the coach of the Three Lions, intended to select them, despite a continuous dialogue with the players and the doctors.

Despite the importance of a World Cup, the Spanish technician nevertheless assured that he would not take the risk of fielding a player he did not consider ready by the winter break. He also clarified that despite his best efforts, Kyle Walker was still a bit behind his teammate in terms of preparation.

Haaland hoped against Fulham

Pep Guardiola also confirmed the absence of his Norwegian striker Erling Haaland, still hit on one foot, for the reception of Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday (9 p.m.). ” He feels better, but he’s not 100% yet, so we don’t want to take any chances. Hope we get it against Fulham (Saturday in the Premier League). »

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