Milner to see toe specialist

  • Last Updated: September 24 2012, 12:33 BST

Manchester City midfielder James Milner will see a specialist today after missing Sunday's 1-1 draw against Arsenal with a toe problem.

Milner: Will see toe specialist

The England international has been on the fringes of things for City this season, making only one Barclays Premier League start and another late appearance as a substitute but he remains a valuable member of boss Roberto Mancini's squad.

James Milner

17. James Milner

Title Number
Appearances 24 (3)
Goals 6
Assists 4
Yellows 2
Reds 0
*Current Season

The Italian admits he does not know how long Milner might be out for, saying: "Milner has a problem in his toe. He has pain. He will see a specialist on Monday and after that we'll decide what to do."

Defender Maicon also missed Sunday's clash after taking a kick in Tuesday's defeat by Real Madrid and will miss Tuesday's Capital One Cup tie against Aston Villa.