John Stones has suffered a rectus femoris strain and will miss today’s game at home to Tottenham Hotspur.

The defender will be assessed and a prognosis is likely next week.

Stones, 25, enjoyed an impressive pre-season and was outstanding last weekend as we began our bid for a third successive Premier League title with a 5-0 win away at West Ham United.

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