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Manchester City's Nastasic to miss start of season

August 06, 2013 17:45 IST

Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic will miss the start of the season with an ankle injury, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old Serbia international, who impressed during his first season in England, was stretched off in the win over Sunderland in a pre-season tournament in Hong Kong last month.

He is expected to be sidelined for another four to six weeks, the club said on its website (

Striker Sergio Aguero is expected to return to training by the end of week, having missed pre-season training with a knee injury.

City open their Premier League campaign against Newcastle United on August 19.

Image: Matija Nastasic

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