Erling Haaland is “much better” however the Manchester City striker remains to be uncertain to play in opposition to Fulham, with Pep Guardiola ready to see the Norwegian in coaching.
Haaland has missed two video games for City since being substituted at half time within the 0-0 draw in opposition to Borussia Dortmund within the Champions League.
The 22-year-old has been contending with each a bout of flu and a foot damage, with Julian Alvarez deputising within the 1-0 win in opposition to Leicester on the King Power Stadium and the 3-1 victory over Sevilla on the Etihad on Wednesday.
Guardiola stated: “He’s much better, we’ll decide today. It’s a good step to start training. We have training this afternoon and we’ll see.
“We consider himself, his opinion, the doctor opinion, 90 mins or less minutes, we’ll see after training.
Questioned over Alvarez deputising once again for Haaland, to make it three starts in a week, the Spanish tactician dismissed concerns over fatigue.
“He [Alvarez] is young, he’s so young, at that age you can play every day,” Guardiola stated.
Asked about the remainder of the squad, Guardiola revealed City have been given a lift with Manuel Akanji in good situation, however England pair Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips stay sidelined.
He stated: “Manu is ok, Kalvin and Kyle still not fit.”
Ahead of the take a look at in opposition to Fulham, Guardiola was additionally requested concerning the potential for Haaland helping preparation to tackle Aleksandar Mitrović.
He stated: “We don’t have time, recovery yesterday, we’re tired. Some players who didn’t play will play tomorrow. The players know, played them in the past. Long balls to Mitrovic there’s a big guarantee we’ll lose the ball.
“Prepare for the second one. Dangerous player, how many goals he score last season. He’s scoring goals, natural, a competitor. Pushes defenders to limits and he’s clinical.”