‘I am surprised, but he has worked a lot,’ Guardiola said. ‘I couldn’t expect it with a young guy, to be so professional.
Manchester City 2017/18 Fixtures
FC Basel (A) – Tues Feb 13 (Champions League)
Arsenal (N) – Sun Feb 25 (EFL Cup)
Arsenal (A) – Thurs March 1
Chelsea (H) – Sun March 4
FC Basel (H) – Wed March 7 (Champions League)
‘He is not in perfect condition, but he has run a lot and wants to help us.
‘It is not perfect, but he is with us, and that is good news. They have done a good job, both the physios and Leroy himself.’
David Silva and Fabian Delph – both of whom have also been absent with injury – also re-joined Manchester City training ahead of their European clash with Basel.
After their match against the Swiss champions, City take on Wigan in the fifth round of the FA Cup on February 19.