Manchester City will give their injured players as long as possible to be fit for the Premier League trip to Brentford, although Pep Guardiola could not confirm if some of his key players would miss the game or not.
City took on Brighton this week without Nathan Ake, Ruben Dias, Manu Akanji, Aymeric Laporte and Jack Grealish in the squad, with Guardiola noting that they were all not fit enough.
Phil Foden and John Stones were both substituted as a precaution - although Foden has been pictured training on Thursday. Speaking ahead of the trip to Brentford - and the upcoming FA Cup final against Manchester United, Guardiola confirmed that he will take the strongest possible squad to London. ALSO READ: Every word from Pep Guardiola ahead of Brentford vs Man City Guardiola said: "Getting better some of them.
We see tomorrow training in the afternoon and we decide how they are fit for the last game. We need to keep our rhythm before the long week." Guardiola did say that no player has been officially ruled out of the final league game, and said that there are no thoughts towards the FA Cup final next weekend "No, we are going to play the game as seriously as possible," he said, regarding the possibility of Brentford being an audition for the FA Cup final. "It depends on how the players feel.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk