Man City confirms Mendy has ruptured ACL, will undergo surgery

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Well, the news isn’t good for one of Manchester City’s big summer signings.

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The club revealed on Thursday that Benjamin Mendy has suffered a ruptured ACL in his right knee and the defender will have surgery to repair it.

Mendy went to see a specialist in Barcelona, where the surgery will take place on Friday.

The injury occurred during City’s 5-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace last weekend, with Mendy being forced out of the match prior to the 30th minute.

There is no timetable for the 23-year-old’s return, but it’s expected that he will miss the entire Premier League season given the severity of his injury.