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Inside Spanish Football reports that Negredo – who only recently recovered from a metatarsal injury – has now suffered another setback although the severity of the blow is yet to be revealed.
In other news, City manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed that Stevan Jovetic will be fit to face Roma in the Champions League this week.
However, in quotes published by the Blues’ official website, the Chilean revealed that Fernando would not be available for the vital clash against the Italian side.
Following their defeat to Bayern Munich last time out, the City boss said they would approaching this match the same way as ever.
“We were unfortunate not to take a point in Munich,” Pellegrini said, “but even if we had, there would have been no difference going into the Roma clash.”
And finally, Samir Nasri has been photographed in a hospital bed following his groin surgery.
The Independent has published the picture of the Frenchman looking cheery following his operation, but he will be out of action for up to a month as he recovers.