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.

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