‘Other knee was jealous’ – Man City star offers positive update after surgery

first_imgMendy, 24, missed the majority of last season after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee against Crystal Palace in September 2017.He returned from injury in April this year and has started nine of City’s 12 Premier League games this season, including the 3-1 derby victory over Manchester United on Sunday.Mendy cost a reported £52million when he moved to the Etihad from Monaco in 2017. 2 Benjamin Mendy insists he will be ‘back soon’ after undergoing surgery on his left knee.The Manchester City defender had an operation on a meniscus problem on Wednesday night after withdrawing from the France squad. Benjamin Mendy has made 10 appearances for Manchester City this season Other knee was jealous but the operation went well and its all good now 😘 be back soon guys u just have to found another FPL captain for some games 😝✌🏾 https://t.co/RD5ZGGkhMS— Benjamin Mendy (@benmendy23) November 14, 2018center_img 2 A statement from City read: “Manchester City can confirm that Benjamin Mendy has undergone surgery on his left knee tonight.“The Frenchman, who played the full 90 minutes in the weekend’s 3-1 win over rivals Manchester United, travelled to join up with his national team before withdrawing from the squad.“The 24-year-old defender attended Dr. Cugat’s clinic in Barcelona where scans revealed that surgery was required.“That surgery was conducted on Wednesday evening and everyone at Manchester City wishes Benjamin a speedy recovery.”No timescale has been given for Mendy’s return but he posted a positive update on his Twitter page. Mendy played the full 90 minuts in Manchester City’s win over Manchester United at the weekend last_img

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