City’s Dzeko set for injury layoff

Manchester, England ( – Manchester City striker Edin
Dzeko faces up to three weeks out of action after suffering a calf injury,
according to Bosnia-Herzegovina national team physician Reuf Karaberg.

Dzeko, 28, limped off the field just four minutes after coming on as a second-
half substitute in the Citizens’ 2-2 draw with Queens Park Rangers at Loftus

He has already been ruled out of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s European Qualifier
against Israel and could miss City’s return to Premier League action on Nov.
22 against Swansea City at the Etihad Stadium.

“It’s a very serious injury and requires the kind of treatment whose time-
frame unfortunately rules out a quick return,” Karaberg said.

“I am extremely disappointed with the news that I will miss this match but I
have faith in my teammates and believe that they have it in them to get a
result,” Dzeko added.

Dzeko has made 10 Premier League appearances for City this season, scoring two