Pep Guardiola to miss next two Premier League games
Man City’s boss Pep Guardiola will miss Man City’s next two games due to surgery and he a will be expected to recover in Barcelona until after the September international break.
His assistant Juanma Lillo will be taking over as interim manager.
According to a statement issued by the Premier League winners, the manager has been suffering from back pain for some time and has undergone emergency surgery in Barcelona.
“Guardiola’s surgery was successful but he will continue his rehabilitation in the city.”
The 52-year-old is not likely to return to City’s bench until after the international break.
He will miss this Sunday’s trip to Sheffield United as well as the visit of Fulham on September.