Kevin De Bruyne suffers another injury blow as City star limps off during Tottenham clash

Kevin De Bruyne suffers another injury blow as City star limps off during Tottenham clash

- Kevin De Bruyne cropped another injury during Tottenham clash at Etihad

- The Belgian midfielder was replaced by Fernandinho before the halftime break

- Kevin De Bruyne has repeatedly suffered injury issues with his knee this campaign

Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne suffered another injury blow after limping off during a tough Premier League clash against Tottenham on Saturday, April 20, at the Etihad Stadium.

De Bruyne, who kicked the ball into the stands, held on to his leg as he went down on the pitch.

The Belgian midfielder was replaced by Fernandinho moments before the end of the first half-time with the Citizens enjoying a goal lead.

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Speaking after the match, Spanish boss Pep Guardiola could really explain what happened to De Bruyne, who has suffered various degrees of injury in the current campaign.

“I don’t know but if he went out it’s because of something muscular.

“We have played lots of games and without preparations because you can’t train all the time when you have so many games in a short space. We will know more tomorrow,” Guardiola noted.

At the last count, De Bruyne missed eight league games at the start of the campaign, no thanks to a knee ligament injury.

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Weeks after returning to action, he returned to the treatment table missing six Premier League games in a row with a ligament injury and sat out sat out City's tie with Watford on March 9 with a thigh issue.

Earlier, reported that Manchester City returned the winning ways after their UEFA Champions League heartbreak on Saturday, April 20, to reclaim top spot in the Premier League after a hard-fought win over Tottenham Hotspur.

The encounter at Etihad saw the two side make changes to their starting XI after Wednesday's Champions League showdown with Pep Guardiola refusing to start Leroy Sane from the commencement of hostilities again.

The home-side got off to a brilliant start after Phil Foden, nodded home a knockdown from Sergio Aguero in the fifth minute of the match. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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