Fernandinho will stay put, says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

John Stones in action against Newcastle United's Joelinton

John Stones in action against Newcastle United's Joelinton

The match starts at 20:15 on 3 December 2019.

But Jesus did not look like a striker searching for confidence when he did open the scoring with a sumptuous curling effort that found the far corner from David Silva's pass.

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De Jong was working as a pundit for Amazon Prime Video for City's Premier League trip to Burnley on Tuesday. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.

What is the team news?

City now sit in third behind Liverpool and surprise package Leicester while Burnley are 10th after a 2-0 defeat at home last time out to Crystal Palace.

Burnley have their own injury problems, with doubts over Charlie Taylor, Erik Pieters, Ashley Westwood and Johann Berg Gudmundsson.

"He's not the quickest player but he's always a security for him".

Midfielder Fernandinho has been utilised in an unfamiliar central defensive role in Laporte's absence, though the former Athletic Bilbao player has provided his side with a welcome boost by revealing his hopes to be back in action in the next six to eight weeks.

But the Spaniard, who is already missing Sergio Aguero, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Aymeric Laporte and Leroy Sane through injuries, will also be without Ilkay Gundogan after the German midfielder picked up his fifth yellow card of the campaign at Newcastle.

What are they saying?

Argentina worldwide Aguero picked up a thigh injury during City's 2-1 victory over Chelsea on November 23 and subsequently missed Saturday's draw at Newcastle. Everyone thinks, "maybe we can nick something there".

'It is always hard for all teams [at Burnley].

He said: "I'm not thinking about how many games we have to win". We played well with the ball, we were solid, we conceded few counter-attacks, but football is how many goals you score and how you don't concede.

"I think it's typical for this league, through the whole history, that there are many, many teams involved [in the title race]", said Guardiola. What they do they do perfectly.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has praised opposite number Brendan Rodgers for his work in helping Leicester City overtake his side in the Premier League title race.

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