City player’s horrific injury


By: Manu Tournoux

Starting with Manchester City against Copenhagen on Wednesday in the Champions League, Matheus Nunes fractured a finger in the second half. The images of his injury are spectacular.

With Kyle Walker, Nathan Aké, Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden and Bernardo Silva on the sidelines at kick-off, Manchester City easily dominated FC Copenhagen (3-1) on Wednesday evening in the round of 16 second leg. Champions League. Manuel Akanji, Julian Alvarez and Erling Haaland all scored in the first half.

Matheus Nunes, who started at the Etihad Stadium, suffered a serious finger injury in the second half. The images of his completely twisted middle finger are quite striking.

Recruited 60 million euros…

In great pain lying on the ground, the Portuguese international was quickly treated by the Cityzens medical staff, receiving a bandage to fix three of his fingers. However, he gave way to young Micah Hamilton (74th). “The finger is OK, thanks for the support”reacted the 25-year-old on Instagram.

Recruited for 60 million euros last summer from Wolverhampton, the original Brazilian (he arrived in Lisbon at the age of 12) did not really convince as an understudy in the midfield positions (he played alongside Rodri or a little higher up the axis). Although he has not scored in 25 matches in all competitions, Nunes has provided five assists.

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