Pep Guardiola out till Sept as City’s manager undergoes surgery

Manchester City’s coach, Pep Guardiola, will be absent from the team until after the next month’s international break due to undergoing successful back surgery.

Guardiola had been dealing with severe back pain, prompting his trip to Barcelona for the emergency procedure.

The surgery took place at the Hospital Quiron, and he will now recover in Spain.

In his absence, assistant manager Juanma Lillo, who rejoined the club this summer, will handle his duties.

Lillo’s first match as head coach on the touchline will be this Sunday as Manchester City faces Sheffield United in the Premier League.

The club expressed well wishes for Guardiola’s speedy recovery and anticipation for his return to Manchester.

“Everyone at Manchester City wishes Pep a speedy recovery, and look forward to seeing him back in Manchester soon.”

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