Kevin de Bruyne suffers knee injury, could miss several months

Tanya Simon
August 16, 2018

De Bruyne left training today on crutches and the club will discuss sending the Belgian to Catalan doctor Ramon Cugat, who Guardiola has leaned on in the past.

Kevin De Bruyne is expected to miss between two and four months with the knee injury sustained in training on Wednesday, according to a report.

Speaking at the premiere, Walker said: "Kevin is a great player and it's just unfortunate that it's happened to him in training but there's more than enough depth in the squad.

Only Manchester City can lose the Premier League right now".

"We don't just rely on one player".

The Belgium worldwide enjoyed a brilliant campaign last season, scoring eight goals and setting up another 16 as City romped to Premier League success.

Meanwhile City's opponents this weekend, David Wagner's Huddersfield, are now trading at 30.0 to stun Pep Guardiola's men, in from 44.0 which Betfair Exchange stated was "the highest a team has ever been to win a Premier League game".

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Bernardo Silva started and scored in the win against Arsenal and the Portugal worldwide could remain a starter in De Bruyne's absence.

Ilkay Gundogan said of De Bruyne: "He played an incredible season".

Manchester United and their manager Jose Mourinho are slated mercilessly in the club-approved Manchester City documentary detailing last season's title success.

Some Liverpool fans on Twitter have responded to reported news of an injury to Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.

"He is very important".

De Bruyne came on as a late substitute as City beat Arsenal 2-0 on the opening day of the Premier League season.

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