Manchester City are nearing full strength ahead of a critical point of the season

Manchester City are approaching full strength ahead of crucial run of fixtures. The world champions will be in FA Cup action tomorrow evening against Luton Town at Kenilworth Road. Following the fifth round FA Cup tie they will face a crunch run of fixtures beginning with the Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

As the world champions ready themselves for a critical stage of the season Pep Guardiola had positive news on the injury front. Speaking with the media before his team faces Rob Edwards side the City manager had positive news on the status of Jack Grealish and Josko Gvardiol. Guardiola offered a brief but positive update on Grealish when asked about his condition. The City manager replied: “Good.”

The Manchester City manager also had an update on the status of Josko Gvardiol. He went into more detail on the status of the Croatian defender. He told the media: “He’s good too. I don’t know (if he will play). He’s training without much pain. Still he didn’t train with us but he’s on the verge to come back. Training this afternoon but I think everybody’s fine.

Pep Guardiola begin a crucial run of fixtures at Kenilworth Road in the FA Cup tomorrow evening. Following the match with Luton Town they will then face Manchester United, FC Copenhagen, Liverpool, Brighton, Arsenal and Aston Villa. The run of fixtures has the potential to define Manchester City’s season as they bid to defend the treble they won last season.

The news of Josko Gvardiol and Jack Grealish returning to full fitness is a boost for Manchester City ahead of such a crucial point of the season. The champions will be aiming to build on the wins over Brentford and Bournemouth as they face the tough fixtures ahead.

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