Why is Erling Haaland not playing for Man City against Luton today? | The Sun

MANCHESTER CITY have been dealt a huge injury blow ahead of their Super Sunday clash away at Luton today.

The Premier League's top goal scorer, Erling Haaland, will reportedly not be involved at Kenilworth Road – but what's the reason behind the Norwegian goal machine's absence?

Why is Erling Haaland not playing for Man City against Luton today?

Erling Haaland will not play any part in Man City's Premier League clash away at Luton today due to a foot injury.

It will be the first time this season that the striker has missed a league game for Pep Guardila's side.

Haaland has 14 goals in the top flight this campaign as he looks to claim back-to-back golden boots.

Pep Guardiola explained the 23-year-old's injury pre-match, he said: "Bone stress reaction in his foot. After the last game against Aston VIlla, he felt like this and he cannot play.



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"I don't know [if it's bad]. Week by week, day by day, let's see what happens."

Julian Alvarez is likely to go up top with Phil Foden going in the Argentine's usual No.10 role and Jack Grealish returning from suspension to go out wide.

City are in need of a win at Kenilworth Road after only picking up three points in their last four games.

The Treble winners are seven points off Liverpool in top spot with a game in hand on the Reds.

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What TV channel is Luton vs Man City on and can it be live streamed?

  • Luton vs Man City will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event.
  • Sky Sports subscribers can watch all the action via the NOW app/website.
  • Coverage of Super Sunday will start at 1pm GMT.

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