Good win in the beginning but big loss in the end
Manchester City have made a great start to their Premier League campaign. Against Burnley, Pep Guardiola’s men did the job and thus won 0–3 on a hostile ground. It was the inevitable Erling Haaland who was responsible for the double sentencing. Problem was, during the same clash, Kevin De Bruyne came off with an injury.
From the 23rd minute of the game, the Red Devils had no choice but to concede defeat. It was Mateo Kovacic who replaced him at short notice at the green rectangle. And the news is not good for Kevin De Bruyne. That’s the least we can say. Because yes, he may have to go through the operation box if he injures his hamstring again. This is a trend carried forward by the Belgian media last hour,
Kevin De Bruyne absent for between three and four months?
Appearing at a press conference today on the eve of facing Sevilla FC in the European Super Cup, Pep Guardiola confirmed the unfortunate news. A terrible blow to him, as we may fairly suspect and as he himself exposed to the press. “It is a serious injury. We still have to decide in the next few days whether to operate on him. But he will be out for several months.”
Pep Guardiola also hints that if Kevin De Bruyne does eventually have surgery, which is clearly the trend, his downtime could be significantly longer. ,If he has to undergo surgery, he could be out for three or four months. This is a blow and a great loss for us because Kevin has special qualities. We must move forward. Kevin is irreplaceable but we have talented playersAs a reminder, Kevin De Bruyne suffered the same injury last June in the Champions League final against Inter. To avoid any kind of recurrence, operation would be the best solution. However, it is a safe bet that the former Chelsea player will not play again in 2023…