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City's Demichelis out for six weeks

Manchester, England (Sports Network) - Manchester City's new signing Martin Demichelis will be out for up to six weeks with a knee injury, the club announced Friday.

Demichelis only arrived from Atletico Madrid on Sunday, but after sustaining an injury early on in training, he underwent a scan that revealed ligament damage.

"A knee injury sustained in training is set to keep new arrival Martin Demichelis out for around six weeks," read a statement on Manchester City's official website. "The club doctor confirmed a scan last night (Thursday) revealed ligament damage, but that surgery is not required."

09/06 11:27:24 ET

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