Guardiola confirms Kevin De Bruyne is in contention to start against Burnley after knee injury



MANCHESTER CITY supervisor Pep Guardiola has affirmed Kevin De Bruyne is in dispute to begin against Burnley following his awfulness knee damage.

The Etihad boss uncovered his Belgian playmaker, 27, is prepared to return yet declined to affirm whether he would begin tomorrow’s conflict.

De Bruyne has been out of action since August with a genuine knee ligament damage and was believed to be out until Christmas.

The Premier League champions were concerned De Bruyne would miss as much as four months with the horizontal insurance tendon [LCL] tear maintained in preparing.

The Belgian headed out to see most loved of Guardiola, Dr Ramon Cugat – a knee pro who seems to have worked ponders on him.

Presently Guardiola has stated: « He is prepared. I don’t know whether he’s ready to play 90 mins however prepared extremely well the most recent two weeks, no agony and prepared to be a piece of the gathering.


« He’s so important for us, when a player is out I like it when they’re back to make us more grounded. »

The City boss had just implied De Bruyne could have made an arrival for the Liverpool conflict a fortnight back – yet he neglected to include in the draw.

While the Belgian could play against Burnley at home, Guardiola may pick to rest him for the outing to Tottenham not long from now.

The Etihad mammoths are becoming progressively worried over the condition of the Wembley pitch for the conflict.

The possibly vital apparatus will be arranged on Monday October 29 – only 24 hours after NFL side Jacksonville Jaguars go up against Philadelphia Eagles at the ground.


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