Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is out for ‘4-6 weeks’ with the muscle injury he picked up in City’s Premier League win over Aston Villa, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.
The Belgian limped off just before half-time in Wednesday’s clash and seemed to indicate to the bench he was feeling something in the upper part of his thigh. From further scans, Guardiola has revealed the prognosis.
The manager said; “We have to move forward. I’m not saying anything that anyone doesn’t know, it is unfortunate for him and for us. We have to find a solution – everyone in their own life is struggling in the situation we are living. We have to adapt.”
That mean De Bruyne could miss these potential fixtures: Cheltenham [A] West Brom [A] Sheffield United [H] Burnley [A] Liverpool [A] Spurs [H] Monchengladbach [A] West Ham [H] Man United [H].
Speaking during a live stream of Fortnite on Twitch, Kevin De Bruyne said of his injury, “I’m alright, I’m alright. It’s part of football. It’s not too bad. I’m getting old you know. I’m 30 in the summer!”
He also discussed the latest on Kyle Walker, who was also replaced against Aston Villa due to a knock, with Oleksandr Zinchenko being substituted on in his place in the first-half.
De Bruyne said, “I think he [Kyle Walker] is going to be fine, it’s more like a knock. I don’t know exactly what he has yet.”
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