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Manchester City suffer major injury blow ahead of Manchester Derby

Manchester Evening News reports that John Stones Manchester City's center back won't play against Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.

Stones sustained an injury midweek that prevented him from playing in the 2-0 Carabao Cup loss to Southampton, and he was unable to recuperate in time to play against manchester United

For the matchup aganaist Manchester United, Nathan Ake, Aymeric Laporte, and Manuel Akanji are all eligible for selection, although Ruben Dias is also unavailable due to injury.

Manchester United hopes to defeat Pep Guardiola's team on Saturday after falling to Manchester City 6-3 at the Etihad Stadium in October.

Erik ten Hag's group has won eight straight games in all competitions; a ninth straight victory would break that record and move them to within one point of league leaders City in the standings.

Despite recent struggles, Pep Guardiola's squad can find solace in a run of three straight derby wins, including victories against United by scores of 2-0 and 4-1 last season.

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