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Man City says Gabriel Jesus sustained medial ligament damage

January 1, 2018

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, right, looks dejected as Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus is taken off the pitch injured during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park in London, Sunday Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City says Gabriel Jesus sustained ligament damage in his left leg in the Premier League game against Crystal Palace.

The Brazil striker limped off in tears midway through the first half of the 0-0 draw on Sunday.

City said Monday that Jesus “suffered a medial collateral ligament injury” and will undergo further tests in the coming days to establish the extent of his absence.

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