Pablo Zabaleta will spend more time on the sidelines with the Argentine full-back set for surgery to remedy a troublesome ankle problem.
Manuel Pellegrini provided a mixed injury update ahead of his sides’ trip to Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
Manchester City will have to do without Pablo Zabaleta and David Silva for Wednesday's showdown with Real Madrid due to injury.
Manchester City could see the return of several key starters for the busy week ahead after Fernando and Pablo Zabaleta returned to training.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed that while Pablo Zabaleta and Fernando need more time to recover from their respective injuries, Martin Demichelis is set to return to face Swansea City.
Manchester City will be without three starting defenders when the club faces off with Southampton on Saturday as Pablo Zabaleta, Vincent Kompany and Eliaquim Mangala were all ruled out with various injuries.
Pablo Zabaleta is set to return from a knee injury ahead of schedule in hopes of being in the team to face Liverpool in Week 13.
Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta will head back to the training table after suffering another medial knee ligament injury on the same knee that kept him over to start the season.
Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that Pablo Zabaleta suffered a recurrence of the medial knee ligament injury which kept the 30-year-old out for over a month earlier this season.
Bacary Sagna looks set to continue his run in the City first team after Pablo Zabaleta was ruled out for up-to a month after damaging knee ligaments in training.
Pablo Zabaleta is expected to return to the starting line-up on Tuesday after missing the Copa America opener against Paraguay because of a minor ankle sprain.
Pablo Zabaleta is likely to earn a start against Burnley tomorrow, making him a very good choice for fantasy managers.
Argentina XI: Romero; Zabaleta, Demichelis, Garay, Basanta; Biglia, Mascherano, Di Maria; Lavezzi, Messi, Higuain
Another goalless contest in regulation needed extra time and Argentina would grab the winner as Lionel Messi found Angel Di Maria who scored in the 118th minute to allow Argentina to narrowly defeat Switzerland 1-0.