Manchester City FC can confirm that Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

The French defender sustained the injury during the first half of Saturday’s 5-0 Premier League victory at home to Crystal Palace.

After initial tests in Manchester at the start of the week, Benjamin travelled to Barcelona to see a specialist doctor, where further examinations of the knee today confirmed the extent of the injury.

Benjamin will undergo surgery tomorrow in Barcelona, and everyone at the Club wishes him a speedy recovery. will bring you regular updates regarding his rehabilitation.