De Jong banned against Black Cats

Nigel de Jong will miss Manchester City's Premier League encounter with Sunderland at Eastlands on Saturday through suspension.

Last Updated: 18/12/09 at 15:54

De Jong: Suspended against Sunderland

De Jong: Suspended against Sunderland

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De Jong collected his fifth booking of the season at Tottenham on Wednesday, so his midfield spot is likely to go to Vincent Kompany.

Although the Blues had lost just one Premier League game all season prior to the White Hart Lane reverse, they are now on a run of one win in 10 and will be desperate for a return to winning ways to ease the pressure on Mark Hughes.

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