Belgium has confirmed that Kevin De Bruyne has returned to Manchester City after suffering an injury while performing his international duty.
Despite De Bruyne’s efforts, England returned from Romelu Lukaku’s early penalty in a 2–1 win, with Marcus Rashford The equalizer with a penalty of his own and Mason Mount scored with an inappropriate effort. But the Three Lions were helped before Town The departure of the star in the 73rd minute.
The midfielder had a lively conversation with Roberto Martinez on the sidelines after his substitution and the Belgian manager continued to claim that his sacking was merely a precaution.
“I wouldn’t say Kevin was injured. He said he felt something. It’s too early to know what he’s suffering from, but he didn’t feel 100 percent. It was a precautionary change,” Martinez said.
However, based on further assessment, the injury appears to be worse than initially feared as De Bruyne left the international team and returned to City, missing his match against Iceland on Wednesday.
a Tweet from the Belgium soccer team account He confirmed the news and said: “Update: DeBruyneKev is back at his club. He wasn’t fit enough to play against Iceland.”
While the full extent of the injury is yet to be known, this puts De Bruyne in doubt about City’s return to the Premier League on Saturday when they face Arsenal, before starting their Champions League campaign against Porto the following Wednesday.
It’s also another name that has been added to Pep Guardiola’s growing list of injury. Raheem Sterling is currently recovering from a problem that kept him out of the current round of international matches, although it is hoped that he is fit to face Arsenal but Gabriel Jesus, Alex Zinchenko and Sergio Aguero are all doubts.