Phil Foden will miss Manchester City's upcoming Premier League fixture against Liverpool after undergoing surgery for acute appendicitis.
The 22-year-old left the England squad ahead of Sunday's Euro 2024 Qualifier with Ukraine, and City has stated that "it is unclear at this stage how long he will be unavailable for."
City is currently looking to chase down Arsenal's eight-point lead at the top of the Premier League table.
The team will play Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium at 12.30pm on Saturday, in what is set to be a crucial match
Pep Guardiola's side plays two Champions League quarter-finals against Bayern Munich and a Wembley FA Cup semi-final against Sheffield United before April's end.
Foden has been a key player for City this season, featuring 36 times in all competitions, scoring 13 goals and registering six assists.
Sky Sports News senior reporter, Rob Dorsett, described Foden's surgery as "shocking news" and "surprising news
While training and match injuries are common, Foden's surgery was due to an abrupt medical issue. Foden is healing from appendectomy in the hospital.
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