Manchester City Women defender Bronze undergoes knee surgery

City did not specify when 29-year-old full back's will return but said she would return to training "in the near future".

File Photo: Lucy Bronze rejoined City in September after spending three seasons at Olympique Lyonnais and returns after playing in the women's football quarter finals at Tokyo 2020 Games.   -  Getty Images

Manchester City Women defender Lucy Bronze has had knee surgery following Britain's Olympic campaign in Tokyo, the Women's Super League (WSL) club said.

City did not put a time frame on the 29-year-old full back's return but said she would return to training "in the near future".

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Bronze, who rejoined City in September after spending three seasons at Olympique Lyonnais, played in all four of Britain's matches in Tokyo as it reached the quarter-finals.

City finished two points behind WSL champions Chelsea last season. It begins its new campaign on September 4 at Everton.

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