Man City’s Richards ruled out for up to 6 weeks
Manchester City defender Micah Richards has been ruled out for
up to six weeks with a hamstring injury.
The right back was hurt playing for England Under-21s last week
and will miss City’s FA Cup semifinal with fierce rival Manchester
United at Wembley on April 16, as well as up to seven matches in
the Premier League run-in.
City says in a statement on Tuesday it’s likely Richards will
miss the next four to six weeks, adding he’ll ”press ahead with
plans for an oxygen tent in his house in a bid to speed his
Richards says ”I felt sick when I was told. … Of all the
games to miss, a Wembley date with United is the last one any
player would choose.”
City is fourth in the Premier League.