- Gabriel Jesus will be out of action for one or two months according to Pep Guardiola
- Kevin De Bruyne will not miss months but only City's next game against Watford
- The two players were stretched off in Manchester City's draw with Crystal Palace
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says young striker Gabriel Jesus is likely to be missing for between one and two months after he suffered an injury in the 0 - 0 draw with Crystal Palace.
The Brazilian went down injured just 20 minutes and tried to play on before being replaced by Sergio Aguero soon after.
There was however good news about Kevin De Bruyne, who was stretchered off during added time after going down under a heavy challenge from Jason Puncheon.
Guardiola says the Belgian’s injury isn’t as bad as perhaps was initially feared but admits he is unlikely to play against Watford in two days’ time.
“Hopefully he [Gabriel Jesus] will be one month, maybe two months he will be out," he said. "With Kevin we have been lucky in the past with what has happened from the same actions. I don’t know what will happen in the future.
“He may not be ready for Watford in a few days.”
The draw with Palace brought to an end our 18-match winning run, one short of equalling the best sequence in top-flight European history, currently held by Pep's Bayern Munich side.
It’s a staggering run that has seen City establish a 14-point lead going into the new year – and Guardiola wants to see it bettered in 2018.
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