MANCHESTER CITY star Rodri was sent for grabbing Morgan Gibbs-White’s neck in a moment of madness.
Rodri was sent off putting his hands around Morgan Gibbs-White’s neck
ReutersPrompting Anthony Taylor to send him off[/caption]
ReutersRodri will now miss the next three domestic games[/caption]
But Rodri then lost his head and put his hands around the Englishman’s throat.
This prompted referee Anthony Taylor to send off the Spaniard.
The nature of the foul being violent conduct is set to see Rodri miss at least the next three domestic games.
And this means Rodri will be unavailable for City’s huge clash against Arsenal in October.
City’s next three games see them take on Newcastle in the League Cup before a visit to Wolves at the end of September.
It adds to a growing list of absentees for Pep Guardiola.
Jack Grealish is fresh off the back of his own injury but was named on the bench for City today, indicating he is edging closer to fitness.
Bernardo Silva was forced off during their midweek win over Crvena Zvezda.
City were 2-0 up at the time of the sending off.
ReutersEderson was also involved in a furious bust up with Taiwo Awoniyi moments later[/caption]