Benjamin Mendy to have surgery on ruptured knee ligament

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Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, likely keeping the France global out for most of the season in his first year in English soccer.

Midfielder Fabian Delph deputised at left-back in the Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk, while full-back Danilo is another option.

"He sent us a message before the game and we knew we had to do it for him".

"Winning here is huge, massive".

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In the clip, Mendy - wearing a blue hospital gown and cap - films himself being wheeled towards surgery on his damaged ACL, which he injured against Crystal Palace last week. "That win is for you big man".

"It sends out a massive message".

"We stuck to the game plan".

"We stuck to the game plan".

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A birdie on the par-3 16th by Kuchar and Johnson gave them a lead that the pair carried home with pars on the final two holes. Internationals rookies Emiliano Grillo and Si Woo Kim fell to five-time major victor Phil Mickelson and Kevin Kisner 2-and-1.

The 26-year old's contract runs out in June 2018 and given that Napoli risk losing him for free in the summer, the consensus is that they are looking to cash in on him in January, with City now the most likely destination following Mendy's lay-off.

On Wednesday, the coach of Manchester City, Pep Guardiola had described the absence of his player of "major setback" for his team, not excluding the recruitment of another side left in the mercato of winter.

Guardiola said: "In the way he plays, the amount of times he goes up and down the sides, there is no replacement, we have to play in a different way".

Meanwhile, Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte said the hamstring injury sustained by striker Alvaro Morata in the first half was "not serious", although he is expected to miss worldwide duty with Spain. "I think days off are for players to be happy".

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