Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson will miss the rest of the season with a facial injury

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson will miss Sunday’s final Premier League game and FA Cup final, the club have confirmed.

The Brazilian was forced off injured with a facial injury during Tuesday’s win at Tottenham, which put the club on the brink of an unprecedented fourth straight title.

Scans confirmed that Ederson suffered a small fracture to his right orbit following a collision with Cristian Romero.

Despite concerns at the time, it is understood the 30-year-old did not suffer concussion.

Ederson initially tried to continue after receiving lengthy treatment following the incident in the second half of the 2-0 win, but was withdrawn by manager Pep Guardiola minutes later.

A club statement said: “Manchester City can confirm that Ederson will miss the final two games of the season due to a small orbital fracture.”

Ederson was replaced by number two Stefan Ortega, who made a crucial late save to deny Spurs an equaliser, before Erling Haaland scored his second of the night from the penalty spot to seal victory.

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Stefan Ortega will replace Ederson (Adam Davy/PA).

The German, who has now stepped in for Ederson through injury in four Premier League games this season, will continue to deputise.

City will secure another title if they beat West Ham at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

They will then look to complete a second consecutive double by beating arch-rivals Manchester United at Wembley next weekend.

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