EPL: Man City confirm Gabriel Jesus’ MCL injury

Manchester City have confirmed that Gabriel Jesus has suffered a medial collateral ligament damage and will undergo further tests, to determine the extent of the injury.
The Brazilian striker twisted his left knee in the 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace on Sunday and left the pitch in tears.
“Manchester City can confirm Gabriel Jesus suffered a medial collateral ligament injury during the 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace on Sunday.
“He will undergo further examinations in the coming days to establish the extent of his lay-off. We wish Gabriel a speedy recovery,” a club statement read.
Gabriel himself also wrote on Instagram, that the injury is “not very bad” and will not require surgery.
“Today I went through an image exam on my left knee that diagnosed a small medial collateral ligament injury! Thank God it is not very bad and I won’t have to go through any surgery procedure.
“Promise to be back as soon as possible! Thanks for all the fans support and positive thoughts! Happy new year! 2018 is going to be my year!”

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