Football

Ilkay Gundogan hopes to be fit for Manchester City early next season.

Manchester City new boy Ilkay Gundogan sets August target

Published 1 Comments

Football News
24/7

New Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has revealed he hopes to be fit before the end of August.

The German, who became City's first summer signing when he penned a four-year deal earlier this month, will miss the start of the 2016-17 campaign after sustaining a knee injury playing for Borussia Dortmund.

Article continues below

But the 25-year-old does not expect to be sidelined for long as City move into a new era under Pep Guardiola.

Gundogan told the club's website: "I hope to be fit by the end of August or first week of September.

"You can't be absolutely sure and we have to gauge it week by week but that's my target and if everything goes to plan, it will be August.

Article continues below

"I may miss a couple of matches, but that's fine because I want to be ready for when I play my first game."

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Manchester City

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again