Manchester duo Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus have examined constructive for coronavirus.
It means the membership shall be with out the defender and striker for the following three video games, which incorporates Everton, Chelsea and Newcastle.
Together with Walker and Jesus, two members of workers, will isolate in accordance with Premier League and authorities protocol.
Each gamers featured in City’s 4-1 Carabao Cup win over Arsenal on Tuesday, with City as a consequence of host Newcastle within the Premier League on Boxing Day.
A membership assertion stated: “Manchester City FC can verify that Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker, and two members of workers have examined constructive for COVID-19.
“All 4 personnel will now observe a interval of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Authorities protocol on quarantine.
“Everybody on the Membership needs our colleagues a speedy restoration over the Christmas interval forward of their return to work, coaching and competitors.”
Jesus, 23, has scored 4 occasions this season however was lacking by way of harm for a month whereas 30-year-old Walker has been a daily presence thus far with 19 video games in all competitions below his belt.
Sergio Aguero, who could be Jesus’ apparent alternative, has additionally suffered with harm this season.
Guardiola feels it’s important for his facet’s title possibilities to win and begin producing momentum. City are unbeaten of their final 5 video games however, with two attracts in that sequence, they’re nonetheless eight factors behind leaders Liverpool, though they do have a recreation in hand.
“We have been ninth within the desk final weekend, now we’re eighth. We’re nonetheless far-off from the highest of the league, despite the fact that we now have (performed) one much less recreation,” the supervisor stated.
“We all know what we now have to do. If you wish to be up there you need to begin to win video games and win video games, even when there are lots of video games nonetheless to be performed for everybody.”
City have a fast turnaround with a visit to Everton on Monday however Guardiola insists his crew “are going to adapt, like each season, like all of the groups”.