Manchester City were held to a goalless draw against Liverpool at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday to remain top of the table.
City had to make do without Ilkay Gundogan who missed the game with a hamstring injury.
The midfielder of Turkish origin gave an injury update on his official Twitter account revealing that he expects to be back soon.
It’s time for the big clash! Come on City! ??? What a pity I can’t take part today due to a hamstring injury, but I’ll be back soon! ?? #AnfieldRoad #LIVMCI @premierleague @ManCity pic.twitter.com/wDcDkF6iPr
— Ilkay Gündogan (@IlkayGuendogan) October 7, 2018
Man City fans were supportive in their responses to Gundogan’s injury update wishing a speedy recovery.
There were a few fans who wished the midfielder was fit and available to take a penalty, feeling he would have done better than Riad Mahrez who blazed the spot-kick over the bar.
I am sure you will be back stronger than ever and will be back soon scoring amazing goals your strength and determination are inspiring Illy keep fighting my hero ?❤️ #WeLoveYouIlly #TheBestEver #MyHero
— ILKAY#1? (@SILKYILKAY8) October 7, 2018
This game already miss you legend be back soon ???
— Faith (@FaithMitchi) October 7, 2018
Get well soon! Ilkay ??
— 100 Club (@BenjaminMCFC) October 7, 2018
It’s really a pity. Today you would be too important for us in the middle of the pitch. We can’t set in the circulation of the ball. Get back soon lad
— Riccardo Celani (@RiCelani) October 7, 2018
We miss you @IlkayGuendogan king of penalties ???
— Luluana (@LuluanaIa) October 7, 2018
Teach some other guys how to take a penalty please
— Maverick Zvokukilah (@MZvokukilah) October 7, 2018
Please heal fast,,we can’t bare having all our midfielders in the bench
— Eric Kimathi (@EricKim29176395) October 7, 2018
Gundogan will have the chance to recover in time for City’s next game against X over the international break.
The 27-year-old has not been included in the Germany national team squad call up as a result of his injury.
The midfielder has