Man City get Erling Haaland injury boost ahead of Nottingham Forest clash | Football

Haaland will also have Saturday to recover before City travel to play Forest in Sunday’s 4.30pm kick-off.

The Norway international also remains in contention to win the Premier League Golden Boot for a second successive season having scored 20 goals so far this term.

Chelsea’s Cole Palmer has also scored 20 goals in the Premier League, while Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins is on 19 goals. Behind him is Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke on 18, while Newcastle United’s Alexander Isak and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah are tied on 17.

City currently sit second in the Premier League table and a point behind Arsenal, who have played one game more.

Mikel Arteta’s side will play first on Sunday as they travel to Tottenham for their north London derby.

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