Manchester City's Álvaro Negredo out for up to three months

Monday July 21st, 2014

Manchester City striker Álvaro Negredo will miss up to three months after fracturing a bone in his foot, according to The Guardian.

Negredo confirmed the injury in a post on his Instagram page

The injury came during City's victory over Hearts, a second-division Scottish club, in a friendly on Friday. 

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Negredo premiered for City in August 2013 and scored nine goals in the Premier League last season. He also scored five goals in UEFA Champions League play. 

Despite scoring three goals in qualifying, he was left off Spain's roster for this year's World Cup.

Negredo will miss City's upcoming tour of the United States, which begins with a friendly against Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday. 

- Dan Gartland

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