KHARKIV, Ukraine -- Pep Guardiola has revealed Manchester City are down to just one fit central defender after John Stones added to their injury woes.
Aymeric Laporte has already been ruled out until after Christmas after undergoing knee surgery.
And speaking ahead of the Champions League tie with Shakhtar Donetsk, the City boss admitted his options have been further reduced after Stones picked up a thigh injury in training on Tuesday morning.
Manchester City are expecting a scrap in their final two matches as they close in on a second successive title and don't anticipate "easy wins" in either of their remaining games, according to defender John Stones.
The Premier League leaders need just two victories from their final games against Leicester City and Brighton to guarantee finishing above rivals Liverpool.
But with Leicester, now managed by former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers, still fighting for a European place and Brighton not certain...