The Frenchman Benjamin Mendy was not on the match sheet this Sunday during the clash between Liverpool and Manchester City.
Liverpool and Manchester City face off this Sunday on the occasion of the shock of the Premier League. A summit meeting by which no French is concerned. However, the side Benjamin Mendy could aspire to play time at this meeting. In the end, he is not even on the match sheet.
At the post of the left side, the former Monegasque was preferred Spaniard Angelino. And on the bench there is no job specialist at the Eastlands, although Joao Cancelo can take on this role. Against all expectations, and without any explanation has leaked, Pep Guardiola having chosen to do without the French.
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The absence of Mendy would only be due to a tactical choice. The French back is perfectly fit physically. And he has not been the victim of any relapse, he who has often had knee problems or muscle problems in recent months.
Convened by Didier Deschamps for international meetings in November (against Moldova and Albania), Mendy should be present at Clairefontaine Monday. Despite his absence against the Merseysiders, he should not be short of competition since he started the five previous matches of the champions of England.