Kevin De Bruyne suffered a knee injury, absent for 3 months
Manchester City are anxious now, a bad news has just approached them regarding the condition of one of the mainstay players, Kevin De Bruyne. The 26-year-old player suffered a knee injury on Wednesday (08/14) during a training session, where the injury was confirmed to make the Belgian absent for the next three months.
As is known, Kevin De Bruyne was late in joining Manchester City, along with the fact that he was involved in the 2018 World Cup yesterday with the Belgium National Team until the semifinal round and third place winner against England. On Wednesday (08/14), De Bruyne finally returned to Etihad.
But unfortunately, those concerned experienced injuries when doing training sessions alone at the Club. His knee injury even forced the player to force the player to use a tool to walk. And after medical tests have been carried out, De Bruyne’s results took three months to recover from the injury.
“We can confirm @DeBruyneKev suffering from a lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury on his right knee. There is no need for surgery, and the midfielder is predicted to pull out for about three months. Quickly recovered, KDB! “City wrote in their Twitter account.
De Bruyne’s absence was clearly a big blow for City, who opened their defense of the title with a 2-0 victory over Arsenal last weekend. Moreover, De Bruyne has also become a key part of the team when breaking various records last season, packing eight goals and supplying 16 assists in the Premier League, where City broke 100 points while confirming the championship status.
As for the Premier League this weekend, the defending champions will face Huddersfield Town.