David Silva to Miss Manchester Derby Due to Injury

Manchester City F.C host local-rivals Manchester United F.C. in the first derby of the season.

updated: October 31, 2014 20:41 IST
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David Silva (centre) sustained an injury during the English League Cup tie.


Manchester: Manchester City midfielder David Silva will miss Sunday's derby against Manchester United and could be out of action for up to a month with a knee injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said Friday.

Silva was injured during the early stages of holders City's 2-0 League Cup defeat at home to Newcastle United on Wednesday after a clash with the Magpies' Ryan Taylor. (Steven Gerrard unsure of Liverpool F.C. future)

"Manuel Pellegrini confirms that @21LVA will miss Sunday's game. Will be out for 3-4 weeks," City said on Twitter on Friday.

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