Mendy went off injured towards Crystal Palace in the Five-Zero after a clumsy collision.
And the £52m summer season signing would possibly not characteristic once more this time period leaving Pep Guardiola with out a recognised proper again.
“Manchester City FC can confirm that Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee,” a observation learn.
“The French defender sustained the harm throughout the first part of the Saturday’s Five-Zero Premier League victory at house to Crystal Palace.
“After preliminary exams in Manchester at the get started of the week, Benjamin travelled to Barcelona to look a consultant physician, the place additional examinations of the knee these days showed the extent of the harm.
“Benjamin will go through surgical operation the next day to come in Barcelona, and everybody at the Club needs him a fast restoration.”
Mendy gave the impression in sturdy spirit regardless of the harm and tweeted he was once becoming a member of Loan FC.
“Bad information guys,” he mentioned on Twitter. “I’ll be becoming a member of Injury FC on mortgage for a pair monthes with ruptured ACL… however will probably be again quickly & more potent expectantly.
“Thank you considering the heat messages since the recreation in reality respect.
“We keep up a correspondence all in the back of my #SharkTeam now #cmoncity.”