Man City star out for four weeks

Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry will be out of action for four weeks with an ankle injury.

The 29-year-old suffered the injurying during the 1-0 defeat by Tottenham on Wednesday.

The injury could affect Barry’s chances of being named in England boss Fabio Capello’s provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup.

“I feel very sorry for him,” said City manager Roberto Mancini.

“Gareth is a fantastic guy and a fantastic player.

“I don’t know exactly how bad, maybe three to four weeks. I hope he can play in the World Cup but Fabio Capello and his medical staff must decide.

“He deserves to play in the World Cup”