Premier League champions Manchester City have been handed a big injury blow ahead of the crucial league clash with Liverpool following the news that star goalkeeper Ederson will miss the game.
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson will miss the Liverpool game as a result of the injury sustained in the Champions League in midweek.
Ederson went off injured during the Champions League game against Italian Serie A outfit Atalanta which ended in a 1-1 draw.
He was replaced by Claudio Bravo during the Atalanta game before the Chilean international was sent off for a professional foul.
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Manchester City right-back Kyle Walker ended up in goal for the Premier League champions.
The absence of Ederson for the away game at Liverpool is a big blow for Manchester City as the top two teams battle each other in the Premier League.
Manchester City have won just one of their last 18 league games at Liverpool.
The Reds have a six-point lead over Manchester City ahead of the game at Anfield on Sunday evening.
Apart from Brazilian national team goalkeeper Ederson, Manchester City will also be without influential playmaker David Silva who sustained an injury during the last league game, a 2-1 win at home to Southampton.