De Bruyne injury not serious, says Guardiola


De Bruyne injury not serious, says Guardiola
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game, during the Champions League Quarter Final, Second Leg soccer match between Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.[Photo/COURTESY]

In Summary

  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has moved to calm fears that Kevin de Bruyne could face a long spell on the sidelines, saying the midfielder could return to the squad for Sunday’s Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
  • Belgium international De Bruyne missed City’s 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League on Tuesday with a groin injury picked up against Everton last weekend.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has moved to calm fears that Kevin de Bruyne could face a long spell on the sidelines, saying the midfielder could return to the squad for Sunday’s Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Belgium international De Bruyne missed City’s 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League on Tuesday with a groin injury picked up against Everton last weekend.

“It’s not serious — today he could not play but we’ll see for Sunday,” Guardiola told reporters on Tuesday.

“Right now I don’t know. Maybe he can if we take a risk but I think after the international break he’ll be fit.”

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has moved to calm fears that Kevin de Bruyne could face a long spell on the sidelines, saying the midfielder could return to the squad for Sunday’s Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Belgium international De Bruyne missed City’s 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League on Tuesday with a groin injury picked up against Everton last weekend.

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