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Football: Man City's Negredo faces "months" on sidelines

Manchester City's Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo revealed Monday he faces "months" on the sidelines with a foot injury. The Spain international, who played the first half of the Premier League champions' friendly over Hearts on Friday, has broken the fifth metatarsal in his right foot.

MANCHESTER: Manchester City's Spanish striker Alvaro Negredo revealed Monday he faces "months" on the sidelines with a foot injury. The Spain international, who played the first half of the Premier League champions' friendly over Hearts on Friday, has broken the fifth metatarsal in his right foot.

"I want to let you know that its going to be hard for the next few months, I fractured my 5th metatarsal and will be out a few months," Negredo wrote on his Instagram account with an accompanying picture of him wearing a protective boot. "I will be back stronger than ever. I will return with a vengeance."

Negredo limped off before the break in the 2-1 win over Hearts.

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