Ederson concussion latest, De Bruyne knock - Man City injury news ahead of final day vs West Ham

Ederson was unhappy to be taken off after his nasty collision
Ederson was unhappy to be taken off after his nasty collision -Credit:Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images

Manchester City know a win over West Ham will see them lift a record fourth successive title and their sixth crown in seven years.

Tuesday’s crucial 2-0 win away at Tottenham was their first league win at Spurs since 2021 and extended their unbeaten run to an incredible 35 games. Two goals from Erling Haaland in midweek also means he is bound for the Premier League golden boot again, currently on 27 goals, six ahead of second place Cole Palmer.

Kevin De Bruyne set up his 17th goal of the season when sliding across to Haaland for his first goal but was later forced off after going down injured. Meanwhile, there is more concern over Ederson, who is a doubt for Sunday.

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Ederson suffered a nasty head clash when Cristian Romero’s hip collided with him during the second half of Tuesday’s match. After lengthy injury treatment, the Brazilian was allowed to briefly play on.

However, he was eventually taken off minutes later, with the ‘keeper crestfallen as he was replaced by Stefan Ortega, who made a vital stop from Heung-min Son on 87 minutes. Ederson, visibly upset on the bench, is now a concussion doubt for the final game versus West Ham.

Expected return date: Unknown

Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne was felled earlier in the second half after having his heel trodden on and stayed down for a few minutes. He managed to carry on for a short while but was brought off when Ederson was hooked.

The fact he played through his issue indicates the knock is nothing serious but City will wish to assess him ahead of Sunday.

Expected return date: Sunday

Nathan Ake

Nathan Ake was a potential fitness concern for City after being substituted off after 22 minutes against Fulham at the weekend. However, the Dutchman made the bench on Tuesday and looks set to be available at the weekend.

Expected return date: Returned

Jack Grealish

Jack Grealish missed the win over Fulham on Saturday due to illness and did not travel to Fulham as a result. He likewise made the bench against Tottenham and will be available for Sunday’s match.

Expected return date: Returned